Faith Whitter worked for Metro bank whilst completing her law degree. Miss Whitter had been coerced in August and September 2016 to change the details of a bank account whereon a SIM swap allowed the other perpetrators to siphon out the funds. The fraud was valued at £750,000.
Leila obtained a suspended sentence, eighteen months imprisonment suspended for two years, for Miss Whitter. As part of the suspended sentence Miss Whitter will have to complete 200 hours of community service, pay £640 in court costs and fees, and observe a 7pm to 5am curfew for the next two months.
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