Rogue car clamper fined
On 2 November 2010, a car clamper was sentenced by Brent Magistrates Court to 16 weeks imprisonment (suspended for 18 months), fined £500 and ordered to carry out 120 hours unpaid work.
In addition to this, he was ordered to pay prosecution costs of £2,575.50 to the London Boroughs of Brent &Harrow Trading Standards Service and a further £1,051 in compensation to his victims.
Lee Ray Peacock, aged 44, Director of Regional Clamping Services Ltd, pleaded guilty to two offences under The Fraud Act 2006 for allowing his company to continue trading despite the fact it had been wound up by the Official Receiver.
He also pleaded guilty to an offence of aggressive trading under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
LB Brent & Harrow Press Release 2 November 2010