Southport woman Rachel Taylor has been jailed for 16 months after an “elaborate ploy” to steal £43,086 from 2010 X-Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson June 18th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Southport woman Rachel Taylor was jailed for 16 months after an “elaborate ploy” to steal £43,086 from 2010 X-Factor runner-up. With the figure including £3,350 transferred to Rachel Taylor by Ms Ferguson to set up a trust fund for her daughter. Rachel’s husband Raymond was also convicted of fraud when police found a fake application for £32,ooo student grant but he the charges relating to Ms Ferguson were dropped in his case. He was jailed for 5 months. Ms Ferguson cried as she explained to the court how she was scammed out of this huge amount of money by someone she considered a friend. For earlier story visit: http://www.otsnews.co.uk/southport-couple-deny-50000-con-on-rebecca-ferguson-over-claims-they-pretended-to-be-her-solicitor-and-accountant/ Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk 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. Related Comments comments!