Sunday, September 23, 2012

Ibori’s wife, others owe UK £1bn fines

Theresa, the wife of former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, has been named among a number of convicts owing over £1bn of fines to the United Kingdom.
The London Evening Standard newspaper reports that Theresa, who is one of the “major debtors,” still owes just under £5m of a court fine imposed for her role in a £50m fraud committed by her husband.
The report said she had failed to pay the fine despite owning a home in Hampstead, UK and missing a deadline for repayment that ran out in May.
The list of 7,000 convicted debtors includes major drug importers, fraudsters and other serious criminals, who have still to pay back their “unlawful gains.”
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