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Former soldier 'offended' by fraudster Simon Buckden

Former Coldstream Guard Phil Lee has spoken of his shock at the behaviour of fraudster Simon Buckden.

Mr Lee, who is now a successful businessman, said Buckden "bamboozled him with his sob story."

Buckden has admitted lying about having cancer and his exploits in the military to garner money.

He had denied six counts of fraud and was on trial at Leeds Crown Court where changed his plea to guilty.

  • 04 Nov 2016