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Dani Dyer's boyfriend Sammy Kimmence arrives at court to be sentenced

Love Island star Dani Dyer’s boyfriend Sammy Kimmence, 25, arrives at court to be sentenced after pleading guilty to scamming two men out of £34,000

  • Kimmence, 25, was due to be sentenced at Portsmouth Crown Court on June 11 
  • He made a last-minute change to plead guilty to scamming two men out of £34K 
  • Father-of-one had been granted conditional bail after his last court appearance 
  • Kimmence and Dani, 24, welcomed their first child, son Santiago, in January 
  • Latest Love Island news and updates from the Series 7 contestants right here

Love Island star Dani Dyer’s boyfriend Sammy Kimmence has arrived at court this morning as he faces jail after admitting scamming two elderly men out of £34,000 by posing as a financial investor.

The 25-year-old made a last-minute change to plead guilty in April and was due to be sentenced last month, before his case was adjourned.

Today though, Kimmence, was seen arriving at Portsmouth Crown Court in a grey suit, white shirt and blue tie with polka dots, will discover his fate.

Love Island star Dani Dyer’s boyfriend Sammy Kimmence has arrived at court this morning as he faces jail after admitting scamming two elderly men out of £34,000 by posing as a financial investor

The 25-year-old made a last-minute change to plead guilty in April and was due to be sentenced last month, before his case was adjourned

The entrepreneur duped Peter Martin, 90, and Peter Haynes, 80, between 2016 and 2018 by persuading the vulnerable pensioners to allow him to invest their money. 

His victims were said to have been clients at a legitimate investment company, S&S Trading Ltd, where Kimmence previously worked.

A previous hearing was told Kimmence took the clients on when the business stopped operating, falsely claiming he was authorised to provide financial services.

Now Kimmence, who had denied all the charges and first pleaded not guilty, faces a possible prison sentence after a last-minute change of plea.  

But the delayed sentencing had meant the defendant was able to celebrate Father’s Day with the Love Island star and their son, Santiago.

A source previously told The Sun: ‘Shortly before he was informed that his sentencing was going to be delayed. The pandemic has done this to a number of cases in court.

‘The delay meant he was able to spend this special day with Dani and their baby son Santiago.

‘Sammy put his hands up and admitted his crime and he will take his punishment when the time comes.’ 

The delayed sentencing had meant the defendant was able to celebrate Father’s Day with the Love Island star (pictured together) and their son, Santiago 

At the time of his last court appearance, Kimmence was granted conditional bail until today’s hearing, where he was told he was at ‘risk of a custodial sentence’. 

Earlier this year, Dani reportedly vowed to stand by her boyfriend as he faces jail after pleading guilty to fraud.

In a statement, the star’s representative confirmed they are ‘still together’ after he appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court and admitted duping two men out of £34,000.

When asked whether they were still in a relationship, Dani’s representative told The Sun they are ‘still together.’ 

A source close to the star, who welcomed her first child with him in January, added: ‘She’s vowed to stand by him, he’s the father of her baby.’ 

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