PHOTO: Former real estate agent Samuel Clough leaving the Auckland District Court after an earlier appearance. Photo / Dean Purcell.
A former Ponsonby real estate agent has been sentenced to community detention after scamming a man out of $12,000 with a bogus TradeMe sale.
Samuel James Clough was sentenced in the Auckland District Court today by Judge Philippa Cunningham to 11 months’ community detention and a year’s supervision.
She also ordered him to pay $12,000 and $1334 in reparation, and suspended him from driving for 12 months.
On July 24 last year Clough pleaded guilty to obtaining by deception, driving while disqualified and breaching his bail.
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