Scott Morrison's rogue nephew used family snaps of Christmas lunch at Kirribilli House to win the trust of innocent families before he left them thousands of dollars out of pocket with dodgy building work.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Mitchell Cole pleaded guilty to 17 counts of carrying out 'unlicensed' and 'uninsured' work in 2019, when he faced Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday.
NSW Fair Trading brought the charges against the name-dropping relative of the Prime Minister with a list of aggrieved parties coming forward to give evidence.
Uncle ScoMo: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his nephew by marriage Mitchell James Cole during a Christmas shindig at Kirribilli House in 2018
One of his victims, James McCall, handed over $33,000 to Cole for some building work on his backyard and pool.
But Cole left the home unfinished and in tatters with no gate for the property's fence and pool tiles that weren't stuck on property, which later peeled off.
'He'd message me and say "I'll be around tomorrow", and he'd never show up,' Mr McCall told Nine's A Current Affair.
The hardworking Aussie said Cole was quick to speak