At a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing on Tuesday, James Adkin, prosecuting, told the court Momat
, Hudson and Carey had all benefited from the scam by PS39,700.
The gang targeted specific individuals around Tyneside in a sophisticated and well-organised plot, with Hudson, Carey and Lancaster the men on the ground pretending to be detectives while Momat
told them what to do.
, Carl Hudson and Gareth Carey were jailed last week for the conspiracy and now Simon Lancaster, 23, of Fennel Grove, South Shields, has joined them after he was sent to prison for three and a half years.
While running his car wash next to Mr Johnson's shop, Momat
became familiar with the pensioner's routines and a plan was hatched to terrorise him into handing over valuables.
Now, head honcho Momat
, who pulled the strings of the operation from afar and is already serving eight years for conspiring to rob a businessman at gunpoint, has been jailed for an extra six years while other members of the gang were also locked up.
said that the unrest had subsided in recent years giving impetus to Angola staging the tournament.
Having carefully planned what was to happen, on the day of the robbery Sweeting, 49, of The Dene, Medomsley, Consett, County Durham, and Momat
kept their distance from the gang sent to carry out the raid, fearing the victim would recognise them.
and five others are starting prison sentences of between six and 10 years each.
, a Congolese journalist and founder of Stop the Congo War UK, said there had been some improvements in North and South Kivu provinces since last year.
, 21, of Alice Street, South Shields Used threatening behaviour on Ocean Road, South Shields, on January 13.
, 20, of Alice Street, South Shields, admitted possession ecstasy and being concerned in the supply of cannabis.
, 18, and his twin Ryan Momat
, also 18, of Alice Street, South Shields, are accused of growing cannabis.