A commuter who exploited a Transport for London delay repay system to fraudulently claim thousands of pounds was this week sentenced.
Manish Patel, aged 47 of Wiltshire Road, Thornton Heath, appeared before Blackfriars Crown Court on 9 January after he pleaded guilty at an earlier date. He was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended for two years and ordered to pay £15,000 compensation to TfL.
He will undertake 200 hours of unpaid work and pay prosecution costs of £420.
The investigation into Patel first started in January 2017 after the dedicated fraud team at...