Qld rubbish removalist jailed for defrauding elderly woman $166K

A QUEENSLAND rubbish removalist has been jailed for charging an elderly widow $166,500 for a fortnight’s work.

Gary David Hudson, 46, was sentenced to four years prison, suspended after 15 months, in the Brisbane District Court on Tuesday.

Hudson allegedly persuaded the 82-year-old widow to hand over $166,500 in rubbish removal fees.


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In court, it was revealed Hudson charged the elderly woman $71,500 to remove unwanted metal from her home in 2012, then later convinced her to pay a further $95,000, which he said was owing.

 

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