Netherton man to stand trial after trying to sell fake gold

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A NETHERTON man is to stand trial on charges of trying to sell fake gold to a Worcester jewellers.

Robert Catalano aged 37, of Worcester Road, alongside Stephanie Reeves, aged 41, of Willenhall Road, Bilston, deny two charges of fraud by claiming the items they were trying to sell to Peplows jewellers in Worcester in June last year were nine carat gold.

They also deny a similar offence at Cash Converters in Kidderminster in May last year.

Catalano, also denies similar offences in April last year at the Cheque Centre in Halesowen and at Cash Converters in Kidderminster in May.

He has also pleaded not guilty to a charge of having articles for fraud, namely a necklace made of yellow metal and a hallmarked clasp of nine carat gold.

Both were granted bail and are due to return to Worcester Crown Court for trial after April 2.

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