Gibbs, 66, found guilty of fraud after lying in his claim because he knew he had abused children in the 1970s, 80s and 90s
A pervert who won £70,000 compensation from a national newspaper when it called him a paedophile was found guilty of fraud after being jailed for sexual offences.
George Gibbs, 66, successfully sued The Sun after it accused him of being involved in sexual abuse in Thailand in a story on March 17, 2011.
But this summer he was jailed for life after being found guilty of 26 offences against young boys, prompting a fresh investigation into his civil claim.
Liverpool Crown Court heard today how Gibbs lied to Armstrongs solicitors when the Merseyside firm took up his case.
Gibbs said he had no previous convictions and denied he was a paedophile and a check confirmed he was not on the sex offenders register.
However, further enquiries…
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