Any customers (victims?) of Mid-Cheshire Conversions?

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  1. Bacchus

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    Sounds nasty:-

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/prosecution-prison-campervan-gas-safety-charges-john-carver-nebosh

     
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    Considering the danger caused by the incorrect fitting of devices emitting Carbon Monoxide, perhaps it was a good thing that the 'Pop Top' worked well.
     
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    The trading standards should be visiting some of the larger manufacturers too.

    How many of you haven't got correctly sealed fridges?
     
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    I'd be interested what the fraud charges entailed
    and what portion of the sentence was for fraud and what was for the life threatening installations
     
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    As the op asks, does anyone have any info on these vans, anyone got one, or has anyone even seen one , are they still on the market second hand, could be still being sold with defects.
     
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    Very true and a personal bugbear with me - to the extent that I would now insist on proof that the fridge was correctly sealed as a condition of purchase.
     
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    Scary thought!
     
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    He was sentenced to 32 months in prison for fraud charges, affecting 16 people and to a value of £172,000. For the dangerous installation, he was sentenced to a further 10 months - 6 months (to run consecutively with the 32 months) plus 4 months for various RTA offences (to run concurrently with the 6 month sentence).
     
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