Man charged with string of offences including blackmail and fraud

A man has been charged with a string of offences including blackmail and fraud across Bucks and other counties.

Thursday, 11th June 2015, 5:18 pm
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Matthew Sprigmore, 39, of Woolston Close, Northampton, appeared yesterday (Wednesday) at Northampton Magistrates’ Court charged with offences relating to driving, obstructing a police officer, blackmail and fraud.

Sprigmore faces the following charges:

> Three charges for driving a motor vehicle without a license;

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> Four charges with driving a vehicle with no insurance;

> One charge of obstructing police, in connection with providing allegedly false details;

> Seven charges of fraud by false representation in connection with taking out loans/cards and phone contracts in a third party name;

> One charge in connection with blackmail after an incident;

> Four charges of fraud in connection with taking out a credit card and loans in a thirty party name;

> Two charges of fraud in connection with money loaned from women who were met online.

Sprigmore was previously on Crown Court bail for the following charges:

> Three charges in relation to fraud by false representation in connection with a recruitment company;

> One charge in connection with blackmail in Bucks;

> Three charges in connection with assault in Bucks;

> Three charges in relation to fraud by false representation in connection with taking out loans and cards in a third party name alleged to have occurred in Bucks.

He was remanded into custody by the court and is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court on Friday, June 26.