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Stuart G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:30 AM
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Canoe Fraud Couple sent to Jail.
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 11:34 AM by Stuart G
Canoe fraud couple sent to jail

from the BBC....

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/tees/7520803...


Back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin and his wife Anne have each been jailed for more than six years for fraudulently claiming 250,000.

John Darwin, 57, was jailed for six years and three months after earlier admitting deception. Anne Darwin, 56, was given a six and a half year jail term for fraud and money laundering at Teesside Crown Court.



The couple's sons, Mark and Anthony, were described by the judge as the "real victims" of their deception.

The couple conned their sons, friends, police and insurance companies into believing Mr Darwin drowned in the North Sea off Teesside in 2002.He reappeared at a London police station in December last year claiming he had lost his memory. They were undone by a photograph of the grinning couple taken in Panama four years after he disappeared.

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Well...at least somewhere, on some cases, there is some justice, or is there?
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