A Ballybofey man who conned one other man out of a deposit for an Xbox has been fined after showing in courtroom.
Joe Chambers, aged 21, appeared at Falcarragh District Court docket charged with making positive factors by deception or loss underneath the Theft and Fraud Offences Act.
Sergeant Jim Collins informed the courtroom that on March third, 2021 a Conor O’Neill despatched a sum of €50 as a deposit to Chambers of Blue Cedars, Glenfin Highway, Ballybofey.
The courtroom heard that Mr O’Neill, who’s from Cork, learn concerning the X-Field on Fb and had contacted Chambers.
Nonetheless, regardless of sending the deposit, Mr O’Neill by no means heard from Chambers once more.
Solicitor for the accused, Mr Patsy Gallagher, mentioned his consumer is at the moment a carer for some relations and that he has had dependancy points up to now.
“He’s attempting to get himself again on the straight and slim,” added Mr Gallagher.
The courtroom was informed the €50 has been returned to Mr O’Neill since.
Decide Éiteáin Cunningham discovered the information confirmed and fined Chambers €150 and gave him 5 months to pay.
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