Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

A business management student who pretended to be a Grenfell Tower victim’s son to get £5,000 and free hotel stays was jailed for 18 months today.

Mohammad Gamoota, 31, claimed he was living with his father on the 24th floor when the fire ripped through the building and he only escaped because he was praying at his local mosque.

Is that all? Clearly, he has no ambition, no drive…

Gamoota has become the fifth convicted Grenfell fraudster, following Joyce Msokeri, 47, Anh Nhu Nguyen, 53, Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52.

Hmmm, something about them, I just can’t put my finger on what, though.

Jamaican nationals Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, spent eight months living in a four-star hotel at the taxpayers’ expense at a cost of £400-a-night.

They also spent more than £20,000 on meals and clothing on pre-paid credit cards which were given to them by the local council.

You’re given a credit card by the council and no-one monitors the spend? No-one says ‘Wait, how much…?!’ at any point?

5 comments for “Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

  1. john in cheshire
    June 4, 2018 at 10:37 am

    I don’t see the word deportations anywhere. What happens to these criminals once they’ve served their prison sentences, another cost to us I might add?

  2. Penseivat
    June 4, 2018 at 10:45 am

    I’m sure the local authority officials who authorised the funds will receive their just rewards. Probably an MBE or two for service to the community or even an OBE for the head of finance. Cynical? Moi?

    • June 11, 2018 at 6:59 am

      Me too. *sighs*

  3. June 5, 2018 at 2:02 am

    It is just so easy.

  4. June 6, 2018 at 3:27 am

    “What do you want to be when you grow up? ”

    “A Grenfell tower victim’s son.”

    “No, I said when you grow up.”

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