Novichok faker gets 11 years for dealing drugs

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A Novichok faker and his friend have been jailed for a total of 20 years for dealing in drugs worth £60,000. Playboy Alex King, 42, wrongly claimed he and his Russian-born partner, escort Anna Shapiro, had been poisoned with Novichok while eating at Prezzo in Salisbury last September. The hoaxer, who once shook hands with Prince Charles to win a £100,000 bet, is being hunted by police in the United Kingdom after his lawyers admitted they do not know where…

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