Having lost his life savings to his grandson, a retired dock worker was unable to pay for his household needs.
The case was heard by a jury at the Newport Crown Court, Wales according to The Sun News UK.
It was alleged that Quatrini used granddad Clifford Bartlett’s bank card without his permission.
According to a report by The Sun, a sum of £3,000 was taken from Bartlett now deceased, rendering him unable to pay for home utilities. The granddad reportedly died when he was 92.
A prosecutor, Emma Harries explained to the court that the theft took place over a 10-month period staying at the residence of the deceased in the year 2012.
Quatrini had reportedly lost his apartment to fire but his granddad helped him with a place to stay.
Unfortunately, the retired dock worker was made to lose a chunk of his money after rendering assistance to the accused.
"He had not given anyone permission to use his card," Harries mentioned while addressing the jury.
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Vincent Anthony Quatrini, her boyfriend's father pleaded guilty to defrauding the victim but his son maintains innocence prompting an adjournment of trial.