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Thursday 25 August 2016 loc: US

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Premier Cru scam to be turned into TV show

A TV show with a plotline suspiciously similar to the Premier Cru wine scandal is in the pipeline, with Star Trek actor John Cho set to play the lead.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Wine investment boss banned for 12 years

The director of a wine investment firm that was liquidated in 2012 with £1 million missing from its books has been banned from running a company for 12 years.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Asda warns suppliers of Champagne scam

Asda is warning suppliers to be on guard after several companies received emails which claimed to be from the supermarket requesting bogus contracts.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine broker Finite Futures deserts clients

A UK company claiming to be “one of the world’s leading wine brokers” has stopped answering its phones, leaving clients in the dark about their investments.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine scammer gets maximum work ban

Kenneth Gundlach, director of the recently liquidated Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited, has been disqualified from running a limited company until 2030.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

£28K of wine stolen by Drogba conman

A conman pretending to work for Chelsea football star Didier Drogba has stolen £28,000 worth of wine from a two Michelin-starred restaurant in Cambridge.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Opera star Bocelli victim of wine scam

Italian opera supremo Andrea Bocelli has been scammed by fraudsters who produced thousands of fake bottles of his branded wine, selling them for up to 10 times the cost.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Three arrested in wine investment scam

Three people have been arrested by UK police for allegedly selling fictitious wine through a fake wine investment company, Worldwide Wine Investments.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 No Comments »

$2.7m stolen from Calif wine bank

Almost US$3 million worth of fine wine has been stolen from a Californian storage facility.

Monday, October 8th, 2012 1 Comment »

Wine fraudster jailed over £760,000 scam

A man who conned his friends out of £760,000 through fake wine investments is jailed for three years.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

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