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Thread: Ex-lawyer jailed over £10m fraud
01-27-11, 06:43 AM #1
Ex-lawyer jailed over £10m fraudA FORMER solicitor from Nottingham has been jailed for seven years for his involvement with an international gang of fraudsters.
John Branham James, 56, of Short Hill, Lace Market, was one of six men police believe made up to £10 million from targeting victims through "ponzi" schemes.
James was found guilty of deception, money laundering and unauthorised deposit taking at Southwark Crown Court on April 12 last year.
He was sentenced to seven years on July 2 but reporting restrictions have only just been lifted.
A dishonest Lawyer"all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
"the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein
01-27-11, 11:49 AM #2SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
01-27-11, 10:25 PM #3Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
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