Two women have been jailed for stealing cash raised to search for a boy.
Ben Needham's family are still hopeful they may find him
Ben Needham disappeared on Kos in 1991 and his family, from Legsby in Lincolnshire, had raised £23,000 to look for him, which they kept at home.
Alison and Joan Jarvis, from Wrexham in North Wales, admitted breaking into the house but denied taking the money.
Judge John Machin, at Lincoln Crown Court, ruled on Monday that they had taken the search funds and jailed them for three years and nine months each.
The mother and daughter said all they took from the house was a games console.
The court heard that Alison Jarvis was the ex-fiancée of Ben's uncle and
had been to the house, near Market Rasen, numerous times during their relationship.
In the months prior to the burglary, the pair split up and the defendant was
allegedly left devastated.
On 29 May 2003, Edwin Needham left home with his wife Christine and their
two sons to go to an antiques fair for the weekend.
That night they received a call from their landlord to say the house had been
They arrived home to find a side window broken and the search funds, along
with around £4,000 in cash from their son's bedroom, were missing.
Judge Machin, labelled the offence "utterly contemptible" and added: "You have demonstrated absolutely no remorse whatsoever."
Outside court, Christine Needham, 52, said: "They deserved it. We can't find our grandson because of them.
"It is the deed, knowing what you are going to deprive us of - of never being
able to look for Ben again until we do another 10 years of saving."