Pensioners fined for egg fraud

Sarah Coles

Stephen and Anne Hobbs, a 65 and 66-year-old couple from Three Legged Cross in Dorset, have been fined for passing off battery farmed eggs as being from the hens in their garden. Trading Standards took the couple to court, where they were fined £300 each and made to pay the court costs of £1,178.

So what did they do? And are they Britain's oldest fraudsters?