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STEINBERG:PONZI FRAUDSTERS GUILTY OF £79.5M RIP OFF


cnl_strubel_web.jpgRADLETT, HERTS; BUCKHURST HILL, ESSEX; NEW SOUTHGATE, NORTH LONDON

Three Ponzi fraudsters who fleeced investors out of £79.5milion and blew the cash on 'Bentleys, yachts and million pound houses' are facing years behind bars.

Spencer Steinberg, 45, Michael Strubel, 53, and Jolan Saunders, 39, claimed they had won a contract to supply electricals to the Olympic Village ahead of the 2012 London games.

They said Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Limited (SEWL) also supplied goods such as including trouser presses and kettles to major hotel chains.

But SEWL was just a shabby high street electrical retailer in east London – a 'one man and a van operation'.

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February 08, 2016

SANDERS:TRUCKER SUFFERS NIGHTMARES SINCE KILLING ELDERLY COUPLE


cnl_d_sanders_web.jpg SUNBURY, WEST LONDON; WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHANTS


A partially blind lorry driver who knocked down and killed a couple in their 80s has suffered nightmares, flashbacks and has been self-harming since the tragedy, a court heard.

Darren Sanders, 44, ploughed into 81-year-old George Maskell and his wife, Vera, 80, as they crossed a cul-de-sac at the end of a service road, in Sunbury, west London.

The couple had been making their way home from a shopping trip on the morning of 16 July 2014 when Sanders hit them.

Mr Maskell was pulling a fabric shopping trolley, while his wife was holding her handbag.


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  February 08, 2016

WRIGHT:PILOT NICKNAMED BIGGLES IMPORTED COCAINE INTO UK


cnl_biggles_aeroplane_web.jpgROMFORD, HUTTON, ESSEX; SELBY, YORKS; HODDESDEON, HERTS

A pilot nicknamed 'Biggles' imported more than £30m worth of cocaine into Britain under the guise of an aerial photography business.

Andrew Wright, 52, adopted the moniker of the fictional pilot and adventurer while using his light Cessna aircraft to fly in huge quantities of the Class A drug from Germany.

The pilot set up the business 'Skyviews R Us' as a front for the international conspiracy, but was arrested after landing at Breighton Aerodrome, near his home Toad Hall, in Selby, Yorkshire.

Officers found four blocks of cocaine in the boot of his blue Porsche Cayenne while another 20 were recovered from his £65,000 airplane on 17 November 2014.


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February 08, 2016

BRADBURN:FLASHER NURSE TOLD COLLEAGUE HE WOULD 'BASH ONE OUT'


GUILDFORD, SURREY

A nurse exposed himself to a colleague and told her he was 'going to bash one out', a tribunal heard.

Ian Bradburn also lifted up the woman's tunic and pointed at her underwear while they worked at Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

He is said to have made a series of sexual comments on the same day, including: 'Can I see your minge?' and 'That's given me a woody.'

Bradburn described himself as a 'bum man', before informing Colleague A that he was going to 'bash one out', and asking if she 'would like to watch', it is claimed.


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  February 08, 2016

LITHUANIAN STABBED SLEEPING LOVE RIVAL


BOUNDS GREEN

A labourer stabbed a sleeping carpenter to death in revenge for having sex with his ex-girlfriend, a court heard today (MON).

Bernardas Petreikis, 23, 'exterminated' Mantas Augenas, 35, moments after former partner Eliana Podlesnaja confessed to the affair, it is claimed.

The Lithuanian grabbed a knife from a kitchen drawer and stormed into Mr Augenas' room to find the victim dozing in bed under a blanket.

Petreikis then knifed Mr Augenas seven times in the back and chest while Miss Podlesnaja screamed in horror.


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