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OLUWAFEMI: JUJU SEX TRAFFICKERS GET 13 YEARS


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Three members of an international prostitution ring which smuggled a Nigerian woman into the UK to work as a sex slave under the threat of a voodoo curse were jailed for a total of 13 years today (FRI).

The gang conned the innocent 23-year-old into flying to Heathrow on a bogus passport with the promise of education, a job and a new home.

Before leaving her family in Nigeria, she was raped and forced to go through a black magic 'juju' death ritual to prevent her running away.

But when the woman arrived in London the job offer failed to materialise and she realised she was destined to work as a sex slave in Italy.

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Sex worker Mariana Popa was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack by Farooq Shah in Ilford, east London, on 28 October 2013. Prosecutors suggested he had warned her not to work near a mosque.

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July 11, 2014

EX QUEEN'S BANKER FACES JAIL FOR LAUNDERING SON'S CON CASH


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A retired banker to the Queen faces jail for laundering £655,000 of the proceeds from a multi-million pound fraud run by his son.

Roger Noad, who spent 30 years at the exclusive Coutts firm, allowed his crooked son Matthew Noad, 29, to funnel £655,000 through his bank accounts over six years.

The 60 year-old enjoyed the lap of luxury on a holiday to Dubai thanks to Matthew's extravagant spending on wines, a new Mercedes and £18,000 worth of jewellery.

Matthew Noad was aged 23 and living at home when he launched a cold-calling investment scam with fellow fraudster Clive Griston, now 52.

The pair used glossy brochures to persuade elderly victims to buy land on the basis they would get high returns if it was developed.


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  July 11, 2014

LINEKER: 'I WANT TO PRESENT MATCH OF THE DAY TOO ' SAYS LINEKER JNR


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The jobless son of Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker said he wants to follow in his father's footsteps as he was given a drink-drive ban today (fri).

Harry Lineker, 20, was pulled over by the police at 5am in Wandsworth, south-west London, after he was seen driving erratically and swerving over the white line.

He was ordered to pay a total of £635 in fines and costs and banned from driving for a year at Hammersmith Magistrates Court after pleading guilty today (fri) to drink driving.

Harry, who chose to represent himself and appeared in the dock wearing a black suite, white shirt and gold tie, claims he thought he was fine to drive.

'I had three pints the night before with some friends, went back to their house and watched a video, then I drove about three hours later to get some food from Wandsworth roundabout,' he said.


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July 11, 2014

THOMAS: BAN FOR MOONLIGHTING NURSE


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A midwife convicted of cheating the NHS by filling out false time sheets whilst she was moonlighting in another job has been banned from the profession for three months today [FRI].

Gaynor Thomas, 49, formerly a community midwife with the Aneurin Bevan Health Board in south Wales, also admitted failing to carry out standard assessments and keep proper records for her patients.

Thomas worked as a lecturer at Cardiff University and shifts at a nursing home, but claimed she was on-call to assist junior midwives in the area between June 2011 and April 2012.

She claimed a total of £2,600.71 from the NHS for shifts she hadn’t done, and was convicted of four counts of fraud by false representation by Abergavenny Magistrate’s Court.

She was sentenced to 150 hours unpaid work, a 12 month community order, and was ordered to pay £2,000 compensation on 16 September 2013.


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  July 11, 2014

EL-WAHABI: JIHADIST'S WIFE VOWED TO ENCOURAGE HER SONS


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The British Muslim wife of a jihadist fighting in Syria vowed to encourage her sons to admire their absent father’s terrorist crusade, the Old Bailey heard.

Amal El-Wahabi, 27, is said to have arranged for her friend Nawal Msaad, also 27, to smuggle 20,000 Euros in her knickers to give to husband Aine Davis.

When Msaad was stopped at Heathrow airport, allegedly en route to the border between Syria and Turkey, she pulled the tightly-rolled notes wrapped in clingfilm from between her legs.

The court has heard Davis was in Syria with jihadi forces, but kept in contact with his wife through the messaging app WhatsApp.

‘I’m your wife and I am going to be there for you, no matter how hard it is’, El-Wahabi told her husband in a message on January 9 this year.


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