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Bankrupt hid his cash
10:00am Friday 1st November 2013 in News
A Witney man who admitted concealing more than £100,000 before and after he was declared bankrupt is due to be sentenced today. Francis Laight, of Mill Street, Witney, has pleaded guilty to concealing £50,000 on February 25, 2005, before his bankruptcy petition, and £60,000 between August 14 and August 17, 2005, when he had been declared bankrupt.
Laight also pleaded guilty previously to one count of making false statements between October 4 and December 15, 2005, in relation to a property he owned in Portugal.
He will be sentenced at Oxford Crown Court.