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Two directors banned over £1m fine wine scam

Two directors of a company that traded in fine wines have been disqualified for a combined 20 years, following an Insolvency Service investigation, after scamming its customers out of nearly £1 million.

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.

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.

Fake fine wine trader jailed after £100k scam

Lasse Hartmann has been sentenced to four years in prison for masterminding a £100,000 scam in which he pretended to be a multi-millionaire businessman trading in fine wine and Champagne. 

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