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The 27 year old woman travelled to Wycliffe Road West, in Wyken, in July 2016,
but believed she was at the wrong house as Tamne did not look like the man she had been speaking to online.
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She apologised and left but was then called by Tamne, 43, who said he was a police officer. He told her she had committed offences and threatened to arrest her if she didn’t return to his home.
She returned and was told she would need to pay a fine. She took money from the bank to pay him but was then told this wasn’t enough and Tamne suggested sex as a payment.
The woman said she didn’t want to have sex but was directed upstairs and raped.
from Coventry, jailed for rape, blackmail and impersonating a police officer.
Tamne then made her drive to a cashpoint and withdraw more money. It was agreed that further payments would be made to prevent her arrest.
The victim went home and the next day returned to Tamne’s address with a further payment.
The following day she told her mother about the attack and they reported the incident to police.
During police interview Tamne denied impersonating a police officer,
raping the woman and taking money from her.
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But last month he pleaded guilty at Warwick Crown Court and has now been sentenced to eight years and one month behind bars, and will sign the sex offenders’ register for life.
Speaking afterwards, Det Con John Cleverley,
from West Midlands Police, said: “The defendant was an online predator who sought out a vulnerable female on a dating site and took full advantage of her sexually, emotionally and financially after initially pretending to be a different identity.
“He later convinced her that he was a serving police officer in order to commit these horrendous offences.
“The woman has been extremely brave in reporting her ordeal and hopefully this sentence will be of some comfort to her.
“This case should act as reassurance to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted that we take all reports seriously and allegations will be thoroughly investigated.”
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