Sentence deferred in fraud case

A Hawick man who fraudulently obtained over £5,000 from a disabled man, had sentence deferred until April 8 for reports.

Allan Muir, 57, of Trinity Street, admitted forming a fraudulent scheme to obtain money between April 13 and June 17 last year.

The accused illicitly obtained the PIN number and used a bank card belonging to a disabled man to obtain £5,120 by fraud.