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September 22, 2014

OLIVER-MOTH:WOMAN SMUGGLED DEAD BUNNY INTO COURT


cnl_s_moth_web.jpg WOODFORD GREEN, EAST LONDON

A woman smuggled a dead rabbit into the Old Bailey on the first day of her trial.

Sarah Oliver-Moth, 42, was spotted repeatedly stroking the animal as she sat waiting in a ground-floor corridor.

When security staff went to investigate they noticed long floppy ears poking out the top of a bundle of rags and a hideous smell.

Oliver-Moth was told to take the rabbit out of court and is thought to have left the carcass in a nearby road.

She later explained that the animal was named Patience and had been the last of her five pet rabbits.


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  September 22, 2014

PATEL:WOMAN WHO TRIED TO POISON JP MUM INSPIRED BY 'BREAKING BAD'


cnl_breaking_bad.pngSTRATFORD, EAST LONDON

A graphic designer who tried to poison her violent and racist magistrate mother was inspired by hit US series Breaking Bad, a court heard today (mon).

Kuntal Patel, 37, allegedly spiked 60-year-old mum Meena's Diet Coke with Abrin, a deadly substance closely related to Ricin, after she banned her from marrying the man she loved.

Kuntal, who worked as a graphic designer for Barclays Bank, used the notorious 'Dark Web' to acquire the poison from the USA, purchasing the substance with crypto-currency Bitcoin, Southwark Crown Court heard.

She trawled secretive websites, contacting an American dealer Jesse William Korff, who dubbed himself 'Snowman', it is alleged.


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September 22, 2014

MARKLEW:OFFICE MANAGER SPENT £9000 ON COMPANY CREDIT CARD


TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT

An office manager for an investment firm faces jail today (MON) for spending nearly £9,000 on the company credit card.

Victoria Marklew, 42, is said to used forged invoices and petty cash reconciliations to cover up the thefts from AE Capital Advisers Ltd.

Marklew, who has recently given birth to twin daughters, appeared at the Old Bailey for a plea and case management hearing.

She pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and one of possession of articles for use in fraud relating to £8,465.45 between 9 September 2011 and 31 May 2012 and £487.86 between 1 November 2011 and 30 June 2012.


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  September 22, 2014

CATO:NATWEST BANKERS CLEARED OF PLUNDERING £320,000


BIGGIN HILL, WESTERHAM, KENT; PLUMSTEAD, SOUTHEAST LONDON

Two NatWest bankers have been cleared of plundering more than £320,000 from customers after the prosecution dropped the case.

Julie Jeffrey, 50, and James Cato, 35, were accused of raiding accounts at the Biggin Hill branch in Westerham, Kent.

The charges against them were discontinued by the Crown Prosecution Service at the Old Bailey today (MON).

Their manager Glenn Mason, 56, remains accused of aiding and abetting fraud by abuse of position between July 2011 and July 2012.


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