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Birmingham Builder In £730,000 Gold Bullion Con

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http://www.sundaymercury.net/news/midlands-news/2011/07/17/birmingham-builder-in-730-000-gold-bullion-con-66331-29066828/

A FATHER-of-two has been jailed after trying to collect £730,000 of gold bullion for a criminal gang to clear his drug debts.

James Rea, 45, walked into a precious metal merchants in London with a forged driving licence and utility bill in the name of Ian Marshall.

But cops were waiting for the dad-of-two, from Northfield, Birmingham, because the gold had been bought with stolen money.

Prosecutor Lisa Matthews said the bullion had been bought with £732,000 of cash diverted to a fraudulent account from Oldham Sixth Form College, Greater Manchester.

Staff had believed they were paying for a large-scale building project. But they had fallen foul of a scam after they received a letter instructing the money be directed to a new bank account. Cops were alerted and were able to follow a paper trail which led to the bullion – and they were lying in wait for Rea.

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"where he would collect 25.2 grams of gold.

Prosecutor Lisa Matthews said the bullion had been bought with £732,000 of cash"

Wow, the gold price has definitely gone through the roof!

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As a petty criminal, he's obviously a renter.

Thinking about this, mentioning the house price here might suggest a further link between people's debts and the high costs of housing. Not an argument the VIs wanto to see made.

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well thats Baird and Co off the safe lists then for Gold.

As they'll dob you in......

use ebay once yoru over the 10k limit. then change your ebay account several times.

if caught - you blew it on coke and hookers.

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


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