Geraint Davies MP
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Geraint Davies MP duped by 'complete fraudster'

An MP has admitted being duped by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.

Swansea West Labour MP Geraint Davies said he took up Alan Knight's case "in good faith" and wrote to police after meeting his wife, Helen.

Knight, 47, from Swansea, faked the condition to evade prosecution after conning a neighbour out of £40,000.

He admitted himself to hospital to avoid court on "at least two occasions".

Mr Davies told BBC Wales' Margaret Keenan that Knight will now face the consequences.

  • 22 Oct 2014