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Park Group thief Joanne Jones 'got what she deserved'

13 January 2014 Last updated at 13:14 GMT

A mother-of-four jailed for stealing nearly £8,000 from a Christmas savings club committed a "disgraceful breach of trust".

Joanne Jones, 36, admitted taking £7,734.90 from 19 people in Treharris at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.

On Monday at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court she was jailed for 18 months.

Jones, now living in Brixham, Devon, was a Park Group representative and had been collecting regular payments since January 2013.

Victims Joanne McLean, Sarah Courtney and Helena Kinglake spoke to BBC Wales outside court.

Christmas savings club thief jailed