Former Premier League star sentenced to jail for fraud

Former Premier League star and West Ham defender, Tomas Repka has been sentenced to 15 months in jail, after he was convicted of fraud.

The former Czech international was jailed for failing to return money he made after selling a luxury car he didn’t own.

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The Prague 6 district court ruled that the 45-year-old Repka sold a luxury car had been renting at the time to a woman. It was also revealed that Repka signed a deal, promising to return the money if the ownership was not transferred to the woman, but he didn’t do that.

At Thursday’s ruling, he was convicted of fraud and sentenced to 15 months in jail. But his lawyer and the state prosecutor immediately appealed.

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The 45-year-old former player received a six-month sentence last year for advertising sexual services on the Internet in the name of his ex-wife.

A court later changed that to community service but his fraud conviction could land him in jail. In the latest ruling, a court for a district of Prague found that Repka had rented a luxury car and sold it to a woman for 1 million crowns. (83,812.02 pounds)

47 Comments

  1. If he’s truly guilty then there’s nothing wrong in him being sentenced. You break the law, you get punished. That’s the rule.

  2. This piece of information has just about tarnished his image and career. How could someone sell what does not belong to him? It’s absurd

  3. Stars and fake life…imagine selling a car that does not belong to him and keeping the money for himself. Is something wrong with his memory?

  4. The fraudster shall not no peace, let him face the full wrath of the law if he found guilty

  5. If he’s truly guilty then there’s nothing wrong in him being sentenced. You break the law, you get punished. That’s the rule

  6. How’re the mighty Fallen,Tell it not in Prague for a Man like Repka to do that,reeks of sleaze,crime

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