Bad Example: Man Found Using PPI Refund to Buy Resin

May 17, 2015
by admin in PPI News

The average UK consumer will spend their PPI refunds on vehicle or housing down payments, a hefty vacation, new clothes, gadgets and other items, and even daily expenses or future investments.

However, this man chose to use his PPI on something authorities find dangerous for any person; Cannabis Resin

Edward McMahon from Paisley had purchased £250 worth of the banned Class B Drug. He was arrested in his Elderslie home. The court found that McMahon had been buying and using cannabis for three decades.

The 46-year-old man admitted he was in possession of the drug. His legal representative Karen Railton said he bought a bar of resin after he received money from his mis sold PPI.

Apparently, McMahon have had a problem with cannabis addiction since he was 16-years-old and what he purchased was not for re-selling but for his personal use. Railton claimed that McMahon was no longer consuming the drug.

Sheriff Susan Sinclair fined McMahon for his offence. She said the case was a one-off and was a “wake up call” for the community.

His partner Carol Hunter had also been arrested for possession of the drug.