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Stafford celebrity finance guru denies rape and sex offences

By Rob Golledge | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

A celebrity financial adviser has denied rape and a string of other sexual offences.

Frank Cochran at Cannock Magistrates' Court

Frank Cochran, of Wolverhampton-based FSC Investments, pleaded not guilty to a total of six counts.

He denies one charge of rape, three sexual assaults, one count of harassment and a single count of coercive/controlling behaviour.

Cochran, 59, of Church Eaton, Stafford, appeared for the first time at Cannock Magistrates' Court yesterday.

He spoke to confirm his name, age, and address before pleading not guilty to all the charges.

Magistrates adjourned the case for trial at Stafford Crown Court on October 9.

Cochran was released on unconditional bail.

Rob Golledge

By Rob Golledge
@golledge_star

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