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I saw that too, and shared it.  Glad he got the jail!

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48 minutes ago, peter monahan said:

I saw that too, and shared it.  Glad he got the jail!

Actually, he did not go to jail. He received a suspended sentence.

Dave.

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He got 2 years with 18 months suspended so I'm reading it hes going to jail for 6 months and to bloody right he should be good to jail for it!

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1 hour ago, paddywhack said:

He got 2 years with 18 months suspended so I'm reading it hes going to jail for 6 months and to bloody right he should be good to jail for it!

No, you've got it wrong. He was sentenced to two years imprisonment suspended for 18 months. If he re-offends within 18 months the two years imprisonment comes into effect. He is currently a free man.

Dave.

 

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Ah I see!well that's not that much of a deterrent to any would be fakers out there!

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There is a medieval French cathedral which has wall decorations of the tortures of hell , one depicts a forger being tortured by devils with instruments of his trade. That would be a marvellous punishment for this individual.

Paul

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It would be nice to establish any trade mark features on these medals to help identify these fakes, that is if they are as good as they purport to be. Makes you realise if someone can do this as a cottage industry what could be achieved with real industrial facilities and expertise. He got greedy, that appears to be what gave him away. 

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