Thursday, October 20, 2011
One foreign investor who won’t be buying UK property……
Elderly immigrant loses his life savings after he puts bag with Â£70,000 in luggage hold on coach trip from Heathrow to Portsmouth
''An elderly National Express passenger was today counting the cost after his Â£70,000 life savings were stolen from a bag left in the coach's hold. The victim, a man aged in his 80s, had stowed the black hold-all stuffed with cash into the luggage area of the coach after getting off a flight at Heathrow Airport......The man had brought the money over from his home in Thailand with a view to purchasing a property in the UK, a spokesman for Hampshire Police said.''