Stanmore couple charged with £26,000 fraud of 100-year-old uncle

By Anna Sheinman, May 3, 2013

A couple from Stanmore have been charged with defrauding their 100-year-old uncle, who lived in Brighton, of £26,000.

A statement from Sussex police said: “Janice Olaff, the victim's niece and who had power of attorney, along with her husband, Leslie Olaff, had written cheques and used debit cards over a six year period.”

Janice Olaff has been charged with nine offences of abuse of trust and Leslie Olaff has been charged with four offences of fraud. The couple, from Fallowfield, Stanmore, pleaded not guilty at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday

Last updated: 2:42pm, May 3 2013