A scheming care residence employee faked having terminal breast most cancers to idiot her colleagues out of £1,300 to assist pay for her marriage ceremony.
Julie Parker, 54, – then Julie Newman – falsely claimed she had 12 months to dwell earlier than saying her engagement to fellow carer David Parker.
Employees and residents on the care residence the place the couple labored then had a set, organised the Parkers’ marriage ceremony reception and even booked the pair an evening away in a resort.
Additionally they paid for £300 value of presents, bringing the full spent to £1,292.
Nevertheless, these at Bankfield Home Residential Care House in Stockport, Larger Manchester quickly started to note the newlywed Mrs Parker confirmed no indicators of ailing well being.
She was confronted by Elizabeth Abedo – whose personal husband was dying of most cancers – who stated: ‘I requested Julie thrice if she had most cancers and she or he broke down. She dropped her head and stated ‘No – I do not need it.”
Julie Parker, 54, – then Julie Newman – falsely claimed she had 12 months to dwell earlier than saying her engagement to fellow carer David Parker. Pictured: The couple on their marriage ceremony day
Parker, from Hyde, Tameside, was discovered responsible of fraud by false illustration at Tameside Magistrates’ Courtroom. Her husband, 55, was cleared of fraud expenses.
The couple have since been fired from Bankfield Home for gross misconduct.
The rip-off started in November 2017 after Parker went to her boss to falsely inform of her most cancers analysis.
Prosecutor Adam Bonney stated: ‘Phrase of this unfold all through the care residence and Mr Parker then introduced his engagement to Julie Parker.
‘The wedding wanted to happen shortly as a result of Julie’s terminal most cancers and presents got to the couple.
‘There have been maybe extra presents than common as individuals had been conscious of Julie’s most cancers analysis. They wished to ensure she had a special occasion. The presents and donations got here to £1292.’
Parker, from Hyde, Tameside, was discovered responsible of fraud by false illustration at Tameside Magistrates’ Courtroom
The Parkers married on July 4, 2018 at Dukinfield Registry Workplace earlier than having a reception at Bankfield Home Residential Care House.
In September, Parker confessed she lied in regards to the analysis throughout a gathering with Ms Abedo.
Mr Bonney added: ‘She had misled the employees and residents of Bankfield Home care residence. No medical establishment has any data of most cancers remedy for her over that interval.
‘It’s a fantasy by Mrs Parker that she had most cancers. She instructed a lie in 2017 and it snowballed. All of the care residence had been attempting to be form and good to her and all believed the rationale they gave cash was as a result of she had most cancers.’
Ms Abedo instructed the courtroom how Parker claimed she solely had just a few months to dwell.
‘One of many supervisors got here as much as me to ask if we should always make a donation to offer Julie a vacation,’ she stated. ‘A set was arrange and I donated to it.’
‘David stated Julie had some bleeding from her breast and likewise complained of unhealthy sleep. David took day off work.
‘He stated he needed to take Julie to the hospital and to the docs however she appeared regular, that was what gave me some questions.
‘She was consuming effectively and did not appear any completely different. When she instructed me it was terminal and stated she had just a few months to dwell, I didn’t count on she would go into work however she was nonetheless coming into work.
‘One of many service customers requested if it was true that Julie and David had been having a marriage and plenty of of them had been attempting to see when the date was developing.’
Employees and residents at Bankfield Home Residential Care House in Stockport, Larger Manchester (pictured) had a set, organised the Parkers’ marriage ceremony reception and even booked the pair an evening away in a resort
Ms Abedo, who did not attend the marriage, stated she returned to work following a visit overseas to bury her husband to issues that Parker had lied about her analysis.
She stated: ‘I known as Julie to usher in all her hospital papers about her analysis however there have been no letters about most cancers. She stated would get them for me however then stated she had moved residence and had misplaced her medical data.
‘The one letter she might present was a couple of regular breast screening from 2014.
The couple (seen exterior courtroom) have since been fired from Bankfield Home for gross misconduct
‘Later at assembly I requested Julie thrice if she had most cancers and she or he broke down.
‘She dropped her head and stated “No – I do not need it.”‘
Police then contacted native hospitals however none had any report of Parker being handled for most cancers, the courtroom heard.
She insisted that she had first detected a lump on her breast in 2005 and claimed she was referred to the Christie Most cancers Hospital for remedy in 2017.
Parker stated: ‘It was Christmas Day when David proposed to me. I used to be taken unexpectedly and we stated we wished to have a summer time marriage ceremony.
‘I instructed a number of the residents and employees that we had bought engaged. I by no means requested for a set – I used to be happy however a bit upset at what that they had finished.
‘On the September assembly they requested if I had most cancers and I stated sure. However I felt terrified that three of them had been ganging up on me, and I went to items.’
She couldn’t clarify why she had no letters from the Christie relating to appointments.
Parker will probably be sentenced subsequent month.