Debit card victim wins against odds
By Robin Young
A WOMAN whose debit card was stolen found herself in profit when she checked her bank balance because the thief had used it to bet on the horses and his winnings were paid directly into her account.
Jacqueline Boanson was described in court yesterday as the happiest victim of theft ever. Magistrates at Cheltenham were told that after her card was stolen she looked at her bank statement, and found that the balance had gone up by £291.40