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of that ever occurring. You were making false representations, lies for want of a better word, about building regulations, about firms letting you down.”
A spokesperson for North Tyneside Council said: “This builder caused misery for many of our residents, so we were determined to get justice for his victims and bring this case to court.
“The sentence reflects the severity of the offences he committed and the impact on his victims.
“We would urge anyone who believes they, or someone they know, has fallen victim to a fraudulent business to contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 03454 04 05 06.”
Paula said the Sunday Sun played its part in bringing Bell to justice.
She said: “I am pleased I went to the papers because I don’t think it would have got as far as it did.” Paula and Michael Cryan, who were conned by a rogue builder contracted to build an extension on the home for their disabled son Taylor, 11. Above left, the Cryans with youngest son Riley, 4