Canoeist wife found guilty

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  1. scotthayes macrumors 68000

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    Anne Darwin found guilty on all 15 accounts for fraud and money laundering.

    If only google hadn't turned up pictures of them in Panama

    BBC News
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    The sidebar article from the trial contains an interesting story/headline:

    Woof, Woof – Dawg [​IMG]
     
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    What I never understood about the whole scheme was the small sum of money involved… hardly life-altering if you consider the whole picture.

    Surely if you were going to creae this elaborate of a scheme… cause distress to your children etc etc you'd do it for a bigger sum than £250,000? :confused:

    Maybe it just seemed like a good idea at the time?

    Of course £250,000 might go a long way in Panama. Who knows.
     
  4. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Apparently they were facing bankruptcy, so indeed it would be a life altering sum in that case I suppose

    Woof, Woof – Dawg [​IMG]
     
  5. scotthayes thread starter macrumors 68000

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    think they paid £40,000 for an apartment in Panama and were looking at buying 500 acres for around £200,000 and turning it in to some eco-friendly resort with him giving canoeing lessons.

    She should be sentenced at 2:00pm
     
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    Hey, it's still life altering despite this verdict. Both their asses are going to jail. ;)
     
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  8. scotthayes thread starter macrumors 68000

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    He gets 6 years and 3 months

    She gets 6 years 6 months
     
  9. angelneo macrumors 68000

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    Wow, money really brings out the best in us.
     

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