Deaf and dumb man ‘b****red’

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A CON­MAN was jailed for pre­tend­ing to be an artist who was deaf and dumb af­ter he was caught out when told to “B*gger off.”

Kula Wo­j­ciech, 29, was found with more than £8,000 cash af­ter pos­ing as a tal­ented painter over­com­ing his dis­abil­ity.

But a court heard he bought the paint­ings for just £1 each from street mar­kets in his na­tive Poland and sold them doorto-door to kind-hearted peo­ple for £20 a time.

He was rum­bled when one house­holder told him to “b*gger off” while his back was turned but he span round af­ter plainly hear­ing the in­sult in Fern­dale, South Wales

Wo­j­ciech ad­mit­ted charges of fraud and false rep­re­sen­ta­tion.

The judge at Merthyr Tyd­fil Crown Court jailed him for six months.

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