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Millionaire used Blue Badge copy to park Mercedes on lines

  • Errol Lipman, aged 58, had made a crude copy of his elderly mother’s Blue Badge
  • Property mogul used Blue Badge in bid to park the E-Class motor on yellow lines
  • Businessman finally caught out when traffic warden spotted copy in windscreen
  • Lipman, who lives in a £7.5million mansion in Hampstead Heath, pleaded guilty

A millionaire was caught using a photocopy of his mother’s disabled permit so that he could park his £35,000 car on double yellow lines.

Errol Lipman, 58, used the crude copy of his elderly mother’s Blue Badge in a bid to park the Mercedes E-Class where he pleased.

However the property mogul was finally caught out in January after a warden raised concerns over the poor imitation in his car window in East Finchley, north London.

However the property mogul was finally caught out in January after a warden raised concerns over the poor imitation in his car window in East Finchley, north London

Errol Lipman, 58, used the crude copy of his elderly mother’s Blue Badge in a bid to park the Mercedes E-Class where he pleased

To make matters worse, the badge belonging to his mother Dorothy, 85, had expired about six months before in July 2016.

Lipman, who lives in a £7.5million mansion in Hampstead Heath, pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation during a hearing at Willesden Magistrates’ Court.

An executive director of property company Safeland, the father of three was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £1,000 court costs and a £100 victim surcharge.

His lawyer Maria Stevens said her client had acted ‘on impulse’, The Sun reported, as he was late for an appointment.

Lipman, who lives in a £7.5million mansion in Hampstead Heath, pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation during a hearing at Willesden Magistrates' Court

Lipman, who lives in a £7.5million mansion in Hampstead Heath, pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation during a hearing at Willesden Magistrates’ Court

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