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February 28, 2014

TOBIN: NURSE STRUCK OFF OVER DEATH COVER-UP

NOTTINGHAM A senior nurse who lied about attempting to resuscitate a dying pensioner with 'ash-grey' skin and a 'feeble' pulse has been struck off. Sandra Tobin was caring for the elderly man who had suffered from pneumonia around five weeks before. During the shift his condition had deteriorated to the point that his pulse became very weak and he required resuscitation, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. But Tobin, who was informed by a colleague that the man could be dead, did not attempt to resuscitate the pensioner or dial 999 from the Belle Vue Nursing Home, Nottingham.

  February 28, 2014

RING: NURSE BULLIED MUSLIM STUDENT

WALTHAMSTOW A senior nurse who bullied a Muslim student by demanding she remove her head dress is facing a ban from the profession. Mooneshwari Ring made a string of insulting comments to pupil Salha Alsaadi including the claim that her husband would have several wives following him around. Other pupils claimed Ring favoured white students who spoke good English, and picked on Ms Alsaadi because she was academically weak and had a foreign-sounding accent. Ring, also known as Sheila, sabotaged her student's work by telling a colleague not to give her a job at the end of her training.

 



 
February 28, 2014

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MELDRUM: HI-TECH PEEPING TOM USED WOMEN'S LAPTOPS

LEWISHAM A hi-tech peeping Tom installed sophisticated spy software on three women's laptops to watch them getting changed, a court heard. Andrew Meldrum, 30 planted a programme called Icamsource which allowing him to watch them in their bedrooms at any time of the day, Woolwich Crown Court was told. He even positioned one computer to give him the best view, it is claimed. The alleged victims of the voyeur, who cannot be named, sat together in the public gallery, tearfully comforting one another.

  February 28, 2014

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PORT: EX-GMTV PRESENTER WALKS FREE OVER £75,000 BENEFITS SCAM

POPLAR A former GMTV presenter who fleeced taxpayers out of more than £75,000 in benefits to pay off her credit card debts has walked free from court. Louise Port, 37, an ex-sports, news and showbiz reporter on the ITV breakfast show, was spared jail as an 'act of mercy' due to suffering ill health including epilepsy. But the journalist - who took part in the London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies - was let off a curfew on Fridays so she could continue working in a nightclub in Vauxhall, south London. Port tried to sue GMTV for £500,000 for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal, insisting she was forced out for refusing to work night shifts, but lost the case.

  February 27, 2014

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WILMOT: CITY STOCKBROKER WHO MADE NEARLY £24M FROM WOLF OF WALL STREET-STYLE BOILER ROOM SCAM ORDERED TO REPAY JUST £768K

CITY OF LONDON A City stockbroker who made nearly £24million from a Wolf of Wall Street-style boiler room scam was ordered to repay just £768,000 today (thurs). Tomas Wilmot, 67, was caged for nine years in August 2011 after he and sons Kevin, 45 and Christopher, 44, cheated 1,700 vulnerable investors out of 'substantial' amounts of cash. The trio tricked their victims into buying worthless, non-existent shares while operating mainly in Spain, as well as from offices in Brazil, Belize, Dubai and a number of Caribbean islands. A boiler room scam is demonstrated in the Hollywood blockbuster Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo Di Caprio as corrupt New York broker Jordan Belfort.

 
February 27, 2014

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ARSLAN: GANG OF HITMEN WHO GUNNED DOWN THE WRONG MAN AT A SOCIAL CLUB DURING DEADLY FEUD BETWEEN TWO TURKISH GANGS FACING LIFE SENTENCES

CLAPTON, EAST LONDON A gang of hitmen who gunned down the wrong man at a social club during a deadly feud between two Turkish gangs are facing life sentences today. (Thurs) Sales assistant Cem Duzgan, 21, had been playing pool with his friends before the hitman entered the club and opened fire with a Mac 11 'spray and pray' submachine gun. He was hit seven times in the head, torso, arms and legs and died at the scene in Clapton, east London, on 5 October 2009. Mr Duzgan was not the intended target of the shooting but was killed when he went to open the door of the club.

  February 27, 2014

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CHAFIK: 'COMPASSIONATE' NURSE ACCUSED OF CALLING PATIENTS STUPID CLEARED OF ALLEGATIONS

LINCOLN A nurse accused of calling patients 'stupid' was cleared of a string of allegations and described as compassionate by a tribunal today (Thurs). Penelope Chafik was also cleared of ordering a mentally ill woman to 'engage her brain' after she soiled her bed at Lincoln County Hospital. Chafik was accused of shouting at an elderly man the same night after he pressed the buzzer because he thought he was dying. She had allegedly told him 'no you're not' and roughly pushed an oxygen mask on to his face, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.

  February 27, 2014

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MEAH:ITALIAN JOB RAIDERS JAILED FOR TOTAL OF 32 YEARS

LIMEHOUSE, MILE END WALTHAMSTOW, CLAPTON, EAST LONDON A gang of armed robbers who stole £340,000 in a series of Italian Job-style raids on a money transfer shop were jailed for a total of 32 years today (thurs). Shetu Meah, 32, Junior Hassan, 23, Akbar Hussain, 40, and Vinton Meade, 29, used Mini Coopers to speed away from the scene of their robberies. The gang lay in wait for staff at the Barakah store in Whitechapel, east London, before ambushing them in secluded residential streets away from the city centre. Aping the iconic 1969 caper film starring Michael Caine, they then used the Minis to flee the scene and try to evade capture.

 
February 27, 2014

MORDEY:JILTED LOVER FACES JAIL FOR STALKING EX

POPLAR, EAST LONDON A jilted boyfriend who claimed he was being harassed while he was stalking his former lover is facing jail. Craig Mordey, 28, inundated police with complaints that he had been threatened by the family of his ex Jaz Bendon. Mordey then falsely claimed he had been stabbed and said he had been slapped twice by Ms Bendon. He also went to Limehouse station on the Docklands Light Railway knowing Ms Bendon used the station in her daily commute, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard.

  February 27, 2014

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TEBBS:MOTHER RECALLS FINAL MOMENTS WITH MURDERED DAUGHTER

ISLINGTON, NORTH LONDON; BRISTOL The mother of an Oxbridge graduate who was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend today (thurs) told of her final moments with her 'very bubbly' daughter. Jonathan Tebbs, 46, flew into a furious rage after learning Cambridge-educated Kate Dixon had started a new romance with fellow Oxbridge graduate, Dr Mark Baynes, jurors heard. After knifing her 29 times, Tebbs researched Oscar Wilde's poem The Ballad Of Reading Gaol, which includes the verse 'Each man kills the thing he loves; the coward does it with a kiss, the brave man with the sword'. He plunged a Swiss Army Knife into the 40-year-old's chest with such ferocity that he pierced her lungs and heart.

  February 27, 2014

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TRAINEE BARRISTER AMONG 29 IN DOCK AFTER CORRUPTION PROBE

ILFORD, DAGENHAM, ROMFORD, ESSEX; LEYTON, EAST HAM, BETHNAL GREEN, EAST LONDON; COVENTRY A trainee barrister was among 29 people in the dock today (thurs) for allegedly paying a court clerk to escape prosecution for driving offences. Karandeep Sanghera, 25, was one of those charged after a major police investigation into corruption and bribery at an east London court. Munir Patel was jailed for six years in 2011 after taking bribes from offenders to not enter records at Redbridge Magistrates' Court, allowing them to avoid licence points and fines. He also advised friends on how to avoid being summoned to court and received almost £100,000 in unexplained payments.


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