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Jailed mother's sentence 'reflects offences'

Twenty months in prison handed down

Police say a woman from Peel's 'abuse of trust' has had a negative impact on her family - but maintain her punishment was proportionate.

Thirty-two-year-old Fenella Carter was on Tuesday jailed for 20 months, after admitting to stealing over £33,000 from her uncle's law firm.

The case has attracted considerable public comment, with some calling into question the sentence's impact on Carter's two young children.

Detective Sergeant John Mitchell is from the Constabulary's Financial Crime Unit:

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