Jury considers verdicts in Caribbean investment fraud trial


The jury trying a company boss accused of cheating thousands of property investors out of millions of pounds was sent out to consider its verdicts today (mon). David Ames, 70, is accused of three counts of fraud by abuse of position while head of Harlequin Management Services South East Limited (HMSSE). Ames allegedly encouraged investors to purchase overseas properties in the Caribbean before they were built and then failed to give them anything in return. The prosecutors claim he persuaded…

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