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PATEL:WOMAN WHO TRIED TO POISON JP MUM INSPIRED BY 'BREAKING BAD'


cnl_breaking_bad.pngSTRATFORD, EAST LONDON

A graphic designer who tried to poison her violent and racist magistrate mother was inspired by hit US series Breaking Bad, a court heard today (mon).

Kuntal Patel, 37, allegedly spiked 60-year-old mum Meena's Diet Coke with Abrin, a deadly substance closely related to Ricin, after she banned her from marrying the man she loved.

Kuntal, who worked as a graphic designer for Barclays Bank, used the notorious 'Dark Web' to acquire the poison from the USA, purchasing the substance with crypto-currency Bitcoin, Southwark Crown Court heard.

She trawled secretive websites, contacting an American dealer Jesse William Korff, who dubbed himself 'Snowman', it is alleged.

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Four teenagers are facing years behind bars for stalking and killing a mentally ill man who did not know they just wanted his £65 jacket. This chilling CCTV footage captures the moment Dean Mayley, 24, who had the mental age of a nine-year-old, was surrounded and murdered. The mother of one of the killers was so horrified by what she had done that she shopped him to the police.

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September 22, 2014

HENDERSON:AID CHARITY FOUNDER BACK IN COURT ON FRAUD CHARGES


cnl_t_j_henderson_web_copy1.jpg HAYLE, HELSTON, CORNWALL; BEAMINSTER, DORSET

The founder of an international aid charity fronted by the Duchess of Cornwall appeared at the Old Bailey today (MON) accused of fraud.

Thomas Henderson, 63, the chief executive officer of ShelterBox, is charged with carrying out a five year scam on the disaster relief organisation between 2007 and 2012.

He also allegedly tried to steal 1,000 tents from the charity, which provides emergency shelter and supplies to communities hit by humanitarian crisis.

Henderson founded the Cornwall-based charity in 2000 and was appointed OBE in 2010 for his work.


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  September 22, 2014

OLIVER-MOTH:WOMAN SMUGGLED DEAD BUNNY INTO COURT


cnl_s_moth_web.jpgWOODFORD GREEN, EAST LONDON

A woman smuggled a dead rabbit into the Old Bailey on the first day of her trial.

Sarah Oliver-Moth, 42, was spotted repeatedly stroking the animal as she sat waiting in a ground-floor corridor.

When security staff went to investigate they noticed long floppy ears poking out the top of a bundle of rags and a hideous smell.

Oliver-Moth was told to take the rabbit out of court and is thought to have left the carcass in a nearby road.

She later explained that the animal was named Patience and had been the last of her five pet rabbits.


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September 22, 2014

STUBBS:MORTGAGE FRAUDSTER TEAMED UP WITH MUM AND GIRLFRIEND


NOTTING HILL; HUDDERSFIED, WEST YORKS; CHISLEHURST, BROMLEY, KESTON, KENT

A property trader masterminded a £3m mortgage fraud with the help of his benefits-claiming mother and sales assistant girlfriend, the Old Bailey heard today (MON).

Wayne Stubbs, 44, Wendy Stubbs, 61, and Rachel Gledhill, 39, massively overstated their incomes in applications for luxury homes in London's Notting Hill, Kent and Huddersfield, it is claimed.

In one case Wendy Stubbs claimed to be earning £120,000 a year as a financial consultant when in reality she was unemployed and receiving state benefits, jurors were told.

Wayne Stubbs claimed to be a high-earning 'unit trust dealer' but appears not to have paid any tax or National Insurance since 1995, the court heard.


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  September 22, 2014

GARNER:PSYCHOLOGIST ALLOWED PATIENT TO TOUCH HER UP


NEWMARKET, SUFFOLK

A psychologist accused of exchanging gifts with a vulnerable patient and leting him touch her inappropriately will have her misconduct hearing held in private.

Kiran Garner allowed the man touch her face and chest during therapy sessions at Beech House Hospital in Newmarket, Suffolk, it is claimed.

The pair gave each other gifts, held hands and spent time alone together outside of treatment sessions between August 2011 and June 2012, the Health and Care Professionals Council heard.

Garner allegedly gave him a set of pens and pencils as a present and let him buy her a gift in return.


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