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Read More ( about Ron Allen ) : "You'd take the money but you wouldn't deliver the item”. Among those who lost out in what Judge Gibson called a sophisticated scam was Ron Allen, of Auckland. Allen was in court on Monday to see Wallace sentenced. ”I think he’s a piece of s...,” Allen said outside court. Allen told Stuff he and his wife tried to buy a trailer from Wallace. The couple hoped to buy clothes and transport the clothes to markets. Allen said Wallace quickly contacted the couple by phone and email to bypass the regular Trade Me system. Wallace then failed to pay a shipping company which was to distribute the trailer, Allen said. “Then the other company got control of the goods and then sold them by auction”. Allen said he was concerned Wallace would be out of jail soon and ready to con again. He was not hopeful he and other victims would get compensation. “There’s too much money and he’s not going to be able to pay it”. The court heard victims were in multiple locations including Queenstown. A complex, convoluted investigation resulted as victims approached police stations around the country to complain. In court, defence counsel Scott Leith said Wallace was already serving two years, eight months jail for the bulk of the offending. Leith said Wallace should only have to serve at most 14 months more for "
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