eBay Olympic torch sale wife Caroline Hereward admits fraud


The wife of a Lincolnshire Olympic torchbearer tried to sell her husband's torch on eBay without his knowledge to pay off debts, a court has heard.

Police were called in after a bidder paid £3,000 for judo coach David Hereward's torch but never received it.

Caroline Hereward, 33, from Ashleigh, Greet Steeping, Spilsby, admitted a charge of fraud at Skegness Magistrates' Court.

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