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SOLDER: INSURANCE MAN'S INSURANCE CON


cnl_j_solder_web.jpgILFORD

A high-flying City insurance broker who funded a jet-set lifestyle with £43,000-worth of bogus claims for lost and stolen designer goods has been spared jail today (Fri).

Jay Solder, 28, claimed burglars had raided his luxury pad in Highbury, north London, twice in the space of four months, taking Rolex and Omega watches, a MacBook Pro, and a Mulberry bag.

However, City of London investigators found the value of the stolen goods had been vastly inflated by Solder using bogus credit card statements.

They later found a Rolex stashed in his wardrobe with £6,000 in cash and camera he repeatedly claimed had been lost.

Solder, described as a 'highly successful' insurance broker, also pretended four times that he had lost his coat with the pockets loaded with valuables on flights around the world.

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Warped knifeman Gulam Chowdhury stabbed cab controller Mohammed Afzal 22 times in a frenzied attack 'to serve the woman he loved'. The judge described the footage as the most horrific he had ever seen. Chowdhury was convicted of murder and jailed for at least 28 years.

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May 22, 2015

GREEN: LORRY DRIVER FACES TRIAL OVER CYCLIST DEATH


cnl_j_green_web.jpg CENTRAL LONDON, CHIGWELL

A lorry driver will stand trial in November over the death of a Spanish cyclist at a notorious junction in the City of London.

Victor Manuel Ben Rodriguez, 32, was crushed under the wheels of a lorry at Ludgate Circus while on his way to a job interview last April.

John Green, 54, today (Fri) denied a single charge of causing death by careless driving when he appeared at the Old Bailey.

He is alleged to have caused Mr Rodriguez's death on 3 April 2014 whilst driving his DAF 'skiploader' at the junction between Fleet Street and Ludgate Circus.


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  May 22, 2015

FRANCE: JURY OUT IN SUN REPORTER TRIAL


cnl_a_france_web_copy3.jpgCENTRAL LONDON, WATFORD

The jury trying Sun crime reporter Anthony France for paying more than £20,000 to a Heathrow Airport police officer for stories has retired to consider its verdict.

France, 41, is accused of corruptly buying a string of tips from PC Timothy Edwards between 2008 and 2011 to fuel exclusive Sun stories.

He said he was unaware that the relationship could be illegal, and has defended the stories as ‘public interest journalism’.

However, prosecutor Zoe Johnson QC accused France of a ‘grubby commercially-driven’ deal with Edwards for illicit leaks.


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May 22, 2015

MULINDWA: TERROR SUSPECT ACCUSED OF PLANNING TO JOIN AL-SHABAAB


HEATHROW, MITCHAM

A man has appeared in court today (Fri) accused of planning to join Islamic military group Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Trevor Mulindwa, 20, was arrested at Heathrow yesterday trying to board a flight to the ali capital of Mogadishu via Bahrain and Dubai.

Karen Jones, prosecuting, said: ‘Mr Mulindwa was arrested and charged under section five of the terrorism protocol.

‘This is an indictable only offence and I would invite the court to send him to the Central Criminal Court.’


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  May 22, 2015

SHARMA: JEALOUS WAITER GETS LIFE FOR REVENGE MURDER


SOUTHALL, UXBRIDGE

A jealous and obsessive waiter who stabbed an innocent plumber to death after his girlfriend dumped him was jailed for at least 26 years today (FRI).

Gurav Sharma, 34, vowed to take revenge on 38-year-old Mohammed Afzal because he believed the victim had interfered with the relationship.

Sharma could not cope with being rejected by 21 year-old Kiranjeet Suman and blamed Mr Afzal for telling her he had a secret ex-wife and child.

He set up a confrontation in the street in Southall, west London, before stabbing Mr Afzal twice in the chest.


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