SALLY Metcalfe is on the centre of a fraud case in Coronation Road after innocently handing a council charity fund over to fraudster Duncan Radfield.
However is the previous Mayor of Weatherfield going to jail like Deirdre Barlow did? Right here’s the lowdown…
Why was Sally Metcalfe arrested?
Duncan approached Sally again in June when she was nonetheless mayor of Weatherfield and advised her about his spouse dying from stroke.
He needed to use for a council fund to assist family and friends of different stroke victims – however his charity was pretend!
Sal, whose mum suffered from a stroke again within the 90s, was moved by his sob story and handed over £40,000 of council funds to Duncan.
However she was horrified when she found Duncan had accomplished a runner with the money.
Whereas the police caught up with Duncan, he has cleverly managed to border Sally, making her appear like she was concerned within the rip-off with him.
She was pressured to face down as mayor and ended up being arrested for fraud throughout Pace Daal’s household day.
Are Sally and Duncan having an affair in Corrie?
They aren’t – however Duncan will inform the police that he and Sally are sleeping collectively which can make her husband Tim see pink and assault him!
Additionally, Sally’s been recognized for having affairs prior to now, so whether or not or not her pals and neighbours will imagine she’s not been taking part in away stays to be seen.
Duncan additionally slyly slipped £1k into Sally and Tim’s checking account which can make her appear like she knew in regards to the fraud as Tim lied and stated it was a bonus from his job at Streetcars.
And as time goes on he stays one step forward.
When did Deirdre Barlow go to jail in Coronation Road?
Again in 1998 cobbles legend Deirdre – who wasn’t with Ken on the time – met and fell for a person referred to as Jon Lindsay who labored as an airline pilot.
He swept Deirds off her ft, impressing her together with his lavish way of life.
Sounds good huh? Nicely it was too good to be true as Deirdre quickly found. Jon was really knowledgeable conman, funding his way of life with fraudulent money.
All of it got here to mild when Ken noticed Jon working in a tie store.
Not solely that however when the cops lastly caught up with him, he dragged Deirdre down with him, claiming the fraud was all her concept!
Poor outdated Deirdre ended up being sentenced to 18 months in jail whereas Jon – who was married in addition to being a profession legal – obtained away with a suspended sentence.
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What was the Free the Weatherfield One marketing campaign?
A marketing campaign to get Deirdre out of jail kicked off all around the nation.
Individuals had been even carrying t-shirts to indicate their assist for the character.
Sally Dynevor lately stated that Corrie followers may have to dig out their Free the Weatherfield One tees, suggesting that issues don’t finish nicely for her character.
She stated: “I simply really feel actually sorry for her, I feel ‘Oh my God that is terrible, how is she going to get out of this?’ once I simply can’t see a method out for her.”
He had an iconic Free The Weatherfield one tattoo of Deirdre Barlow on his leg.