A Ballybofey man who conned one other man out of a deposit for an Xbox has been fined after showing in court docket.
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 court docket 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 court docket heard that Mr O’Neill, who’s from Cork, learn concerning the X-Field on Fb and had contacted Chambers.
Nevertheless, 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 shopper is at the moment a carer for some members of the family and that he has had dependancy points previously.
“He’s making an attempt to get himself again on the straight and slim,” added Mr Gallagher.
The court docket 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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