Sentencing adjourned of Scarisbrick couple Lester Hawkes and Pauline Hawkes April 5th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Sentencing adjourned of Scarisbrick couple Lester Hawkes and Pauline Hawkes Lester Hawkes and Pauline Hawkes, sentencing has now been adjourned whilst a Newton hearing takes place. Preliminary dates have been scheduled for 5 June and 7 June – or 11 July and 12 July if it doesn’t take place then. Lester Hawkes, 58, of Drummersdale Lane, Scarisbrick, has previously pleaded guilty to two counts of the supply and sale of copyright and patented articles, two counts of money laundering and five counts of benefit fraud. His wife, Pauline Hawkes, 53, of the same address, had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of money laundering and five counts of benefit fraud. Two counts of the supply and sale of copyright and patented articles will lie on file. The couple were involved with a website called Flying Warlocks, as well as sub-domains Witch and Misty, where counterfeit DVDs, CDs and MP3s were sold making around £460,000 in five years (between November 2004 and May 2011 ) through 22,200 separate transactions – whilst living in a four bedroom detached house paid for by state benefits and claiming over £74,000 in housing and council tax benefit and income support. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!