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Old 03.07.2018, 10:25
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'UK's most wanted' fugitive found in Switzerland

Anybody on here; if you have WiFi in your cell?

Mark Acklom, 45, was found in a luxury apartment in Zurich following an operation involving Avon and Somerset police, the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Swiss authorities.

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Old 03.07.2018, 10:28
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Was he working as a pensions adviser here? Sounds like the type....
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Old 03.07.2018, 10:36
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20min says he was living in Wädenswil ZH
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:09
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Re: 'UK's most wanted' fugitive found in Switzerland

So which EF-member will be missing?
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:17
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Someone on here must have known him or shared a beer with him in Paddy's? I'll bet he bought some cheese, Grumpy
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:24
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Someone on here must have known him or shared a beer with him in Paddy's? I'll bet he bought some cheese, Grumpy
Although if he was in that much bother, it's possible he kept his head down and himself to himself.
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:26
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So which EF-member will be missing?
Seems like a Bainzy/Bravesocks type!
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:29
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I hope she gets her savings back, what a nasty piece of work.
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:36
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I hope she gets her savings back, what a nasty piece of work.

If somebody comes to you and says, hey, I was a very successful banker, but I stopped working, oh and btw I'm MI6 - how much of your own money will you give them?
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If somebody comes to you and says, hey, I was a very successful banker, but I stopped working, oh and btw I'm MI6 - how much of your own money will you give them?
Enough for the bus-fare to Bugger Off.
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Old 03.07.2018, 11:39
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If somebody comes to you and says, hey, I was a very successful banker, but I stopped working, oh and btw I'm MI6 - how much of your own money will you give them?


And to top that off: If this sort of scam gets you into the UKs most wanted list does the UK overall seem to be doing fine. Are the days with domestic terrorism or violent crimes over? Or is stealing some money worse than knifing some kids?
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And to top that off: If this sort of scam gets you into the UKs most wanted list the UK overall seems to be doing fine. Are the days with domestic terrorism or violent crimes over? Or is stealing some money worse than knifing some kids?
I'd say (but that's my personal opinion) that the aristocracy in the UK is untouchable. And probably well-connected, too.
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And to top that off: If this sort of scam gets you into the UKs most wanted list does the UK overall seem to be doing fine. Are the days with domestic terrorism or violent crimes over? Or is stealing some money worse than knifing some kids?
I guess kids knifing kids gets sorted pretty quickly - they probably have footage, know where they live and they don't have the means to uproot and get a luxury flat in Zurich

Most wanted implies the person is known, but has fled to location unknown, so that narrows down this list a lot.
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And to top that off: If this sort of scam gets you into the UKs most wanted list does the UK overall seem to be doing fine. Are the days with domestic terrorism or violent crimes over? Or is stealing some money worse than knifing some kids?
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Although if he was in that much bother, it's possible he kept his head down and himself to himself.
When I read about him last year I thought I recognised him. But I soon realised that with his photo all over the UK press he would be keeping his head down and certainly avoiding any places here where Brits would congregate.
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When I read about him last year I thought I recognised him. But I soon realised that with his photo all over the UK press he would be keeping his head down and certainly avoiding any places here where Brits would congregate.
but working as a pensions adviser would bring him into contact with a lot of expats

hmmm I wonder which company he was working for???
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So which EF-member will be missing?
That is why I wanted to quickly prove I am not missing
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Re: 'UK's most wanted' fugitive found in Switzerland

https://news.sky.com/story/uks-most-...rrest-11423574

nice of skt to post up his permit, so he was known as Marc Long here, anyone know him?
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If somebody comes to you and says, hey, I was a very successful banker, but I stopped working, oh and btw I'm MI6 - how much of your own money will you give them?
just because she was gullible and relatively well off, doesn’t mean she deserves to lose her life’s savings.

I doubt it will be retrievable, and he’ll only do a few years. I think the most wanted applies to known identifiable criminals who are on the run.
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I guess kids knifing kids gets sorted pretty quickly - they probably have footage, know where they live and they don't have the means to uproot and get a luxury flat in Zurich

Most wanted implies the person is known, but has fled to location unknown, so that narrows down this list a lot.
Sure, I was referring to the IS "inspired" knife crime. There were 850 or so UK citizens who joined IS in its day... over 400 returned and most others are either dead or "unknown". I'd hope the actual terrorists who killed people in the worst ways possible should be higher up on that wanted list than some fraudster...
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