British Man Uses Look-A-Like in Paternity Test
Posted By Springer Law Firm PLLC
Thomas Kenny decided to send a friend who resembled him to take a court-ordered paternity test in Birmingham, England. The 25-year-old British man was in a long-term relationship with a woman who was pregnant with their second child, but was also seeing a mistress at the same time. His mistress became pregnant also, and Kenny urged her to get an abortion. She refused to get an abortion, so Kenny resorted to using a friend with a similar physical appearance to the paternity testing center in hopes he could get out of paying child support. The plan did not work, and Kenny was charged with “conspiracy to defraud,” as reported in the Daily Mirror. He was sentenced to six months in jail and 12 months suspension.