Kidnappers face jail after financier plot


Two entrepreneurs who tried to kidnap an investment guru with the help of a pair of bogus police officers after a £1.6m business deal fell through are facing jail. Bernadette Degrassee, 42, and Thomas O’Donovan, 36, arranged for 49-year-old David Cumberbatch to be ‘arrested’ for fraud after a meeting in London’s West End. Mr Cumberbatch, the director of First Global Intermediaries, was grabbed by two men wearing radios clipped to their jackets as he left an office in St James’…

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