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June 25, 2013
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£200K BAR BILL TRADER RAN UNAUTHORISED INVESTMENT SCHEME

DOCKLANDS, EAST LONDON; BOURNE END, BUCKS A self-proclaimed financial whizz-kid, who once spent £200,000 on a single bar bill, appeared in court today (tues) accused of running an unauthorised investment scheme. Foreign currency trader Alex Hope, 24, hit the headlines in March when he reportedly bought Britain's most expensive round of drinks at a Liverpool nightclub. He was arrested at his Docklands flat in east London during a raid by City of London police on April 2 on suspicion of financial services offences and fraud. City rules state that while Hope is allowed to trade currencies to make his own profit, he must have a licence from the Financial Standards Authority to work on behalf of others.

 
June 25, 2013
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INSANE SPY SHOVED EX INTO CUPBOARD TO STOP HER LEAVING HIS FLAT

CENTRAL LONDON An 'insane' MI5 spy slammed his ex-girlfriend into a cupboard to stop her from leaving his flat as he refused to accept their relationship was over, a court heard today (tues). The 28-year-old spook is accused of waging a campaign of harassment against a colleague in the secret service after their affair ended. The woman, referred to in court at 2363, said he was desperate to rekindle their romance, 'crazily' waving lattes in the air at a bus stop in a bid to convince her to talk to him. She told Southwark Crown Court how the spy, standing trial under the alias Mark Barton, lured her to his flat to discuss their relationship, but then forcibly stopped her from leaving.

 



 
June 25, 2013
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NAKASH: GYNAECOLOGIST CARRIED OUT SEXUAL EXAMINATION

HAMPSTEAD, NW LONDON; WELLING, KENT A perverted gynaecologist sexually assaulted an expectant mother during an intimate medical examination, a court heard today (Tues). Dr Ali Nakash, 48, is said to have groped the woman, then aged 24, while assessing her for abdominal pain and bleeding at Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, northwest London. He allegedly used an ultrasound probe to rub the outside of her genitals, and used the kit inappropriately while she was lying on her side. Nakash is also accused of position the female patient's foot so it was pressing against his crotch.

 
June 25, 2013
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TAYLOR-BELL: FASHION DESIGNER CLEARED

ISLINGTON A fashion designer has been cleared of trying to scam a world famous modelling agency out of nearly £4,000 using bogus credit card details. Seona Taylor-Bell, 26, was accused of giving false details to M&P Models to extract payments of £720 and £3,091.55 in March and April last year, just four days after being hired as a talent scout. But the trial at Southwark Crown Court collapsed after the Crown Prosecution Service offered no evidence against her. Taylor-Bell, who has designed clothing ranges and worked on West End theatre productions, appeared in the dock today (Mon) to hear that her case has been thrown out.

 
June 25, 2013

AHMED: 'I RESPECT WOMEN' SAYS ESTATE AGENT 'RAPIST'

ILFORD, ROMFORD An estate agent accused of involvement in a sex ring that recruited victims from care homes told a court: 'I respect women'. Naeem Ahmed, 24, allegedly raped two vulnerable victims he was pimping out to others for sex in east London. He was arrested after a third girl accused him of attacking her after he and Nabeel Ahmed, 24, plucked her from the street. But giving evidence at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Naeem Ahmed insisted any sex between them was consensual.

 
June 24, 2013
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MITCHELL:SOCIAL WORKER SENT SEMI NAKED SNAP TO 'COFFEE DATE' CLIENT

MAIDSTONE, KENT A social worker took a client out for coffee and sent him a semi-naked picture of herself, a hearing was told today (Mon). Marilyn Mitchell also bought the man a hat and a vase during their brief relationship. Mitchell met up with her client, known only as Service User A, before he had been discharged from her care, the Health and Care Professions Council heard. Chloe Binding, for the HCPC, said: 'They went for coffee three times, she sent him photographs of her two times, and she also gave him a hat and a vase as gifts.

 
June 24, 2013
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OBUKOFE:SEX ASSAULT DOCTOR BANNED FOR ANOTHER YEAR

LEICESTER A doctor convicted of three sexual assaults against hospital staff was banned for another year after a tribunal found he was still not fit to work. Dr Benjamin Obukofe, 45, will be on the sex offenders' register until 2018 for offences carried out at the private Spire hospital in Oadby, Leicester. At a fitness to practice hearing in April last year, following his conviction, a disciplinary panel decided he should be suspended from the register for one year. A review panel at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester decided his fitness to practise was still impaired earlier this year and the hearing resumed last week to decide what sanction to impose.

 
June 24, 2013
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BENARES:HATE PREACHER'S POSTIE PAL GUILTY OF TERROR OFFENCES

BIRMINGHAM A postie associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary was behind bars today (mon) after he was convicted of downloading bomb making instructions. Mohammed Benares, 44, was snared with 53 editions from self-proclaimed Al Qaeda magazine 'Inspire' and seven copies of 39 Ways to Serve and Participate in Jihad. The information included step-by-step instructions on how to make a bomb 'In the kitchen of your mom', how to destroy a building, making explosives and how to handle an AK47. Mobile phone analysis found Benares had been texting Choudary - the former head of banned extremist organisation, Al-Muhajiroun - who sparked outrage when he recently claimed butchered soldier, Drummer Lee Rigby, would 'burn in hellfire' for being a non-Muslim.

 
June 24, 2013
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NURSE COMPARED 99 YEAR OLD PATIENT TO TURTLE LYING ON ITS BACK

MANCHESTER A hospital nurse 'took the mickey' out of elderly patients and compared a 99 year-old woman to a turtle lying on its back, a misconduct hearing was told today (MON). Julie Yarwood mimicked the Alzheimers sufferer by leaning back on her chair with her arms and legs in the air while crying out 'help, help', it is claimed. Yarwood also described dementia patients as 'barking', a 'pain in the arse' or 'covered in sh**', the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Colleagues at Trafford General Hospital said they were shocked by her derogatory and sarcastic attitude towards the vulnerable people in her care during the night shifts in February 2010.

 
June 24, 2013
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LANGSTON:TEENAGER WHO ALLOWED KILLER TO STAY AT HIS HOME FACES JAIL

ENFIELD, NORTH LONDON A teenager who allowed one of the killers of a 15 year-old schoolboy to stay at his home after the murder is facing jail today (MON). Adam Langston, 19, gave false statements to the police investigating the death of Negus McLean in a gang attack. Negus, a member of the Dem Africans group from Edmonton, was targeted in revenge for the stabbing of senior figure in the Get Money Gang from Enfield. The teenager was hunted down and stabbed by a 'hunting posse' of seven hooded youths on bicycles on 11 April 2011.

 
June 24, 2013
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ISLAM:DOCTOR USED PATIENTS' NAMES TO ORDER DRUGS IN BULK

BARNET, HERTS A private doctor who performed Botox injections in womens' homes used the names of her patients to obtain 'bulk' quantities of drugs, a hearing was told. Dr Tahmina Islam issued private prescriptions to obtain Diazepam, which she then supplied to other patients, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. It is alleged she did this to avoid paying VAT on the drugs, which she bought from the Wigmore Medical pharmacy, a supplier of aesthetic medicines in London, between November 2008 and July 2009. The medic, from Barnet, Herts, admitted her actions were 'misleading' but denies being dishonesty.


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