Convictions for UK pair overturned in poorly executed winter theme park case

Posted Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Two brothers jailed after being accused of conning thousands of customers into visiting what they claimed was a Lapland-style theme park had their convictions overturned by appeal judges on Wednesday. Three court of appeal judges heard arguments that the jury hearing the original case should have been discharged after it was revealed that a member had been exchanging text messages with her fiance.

Read more from The Guardian.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 11:08 AM

Sounds like they should have convicted the customers with malicious stupidity instead.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:53 PM

Yeah, this story has been going on for a couple of years now I believe, but it was worth bringing up this development. I wish I could find the photos of their "winter wonderland." So hilarious.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 2:33 PM

You mean these? I actually drove past this when I was in the UK.

Last edited by Jerry, Thursday, October 27, 2011 2:38 PM
Thursday, October 27, 2011 2:39 PM

Of the photos that show up in that Google search, this one is my favorite.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 2:42 PM

Mr. Scrooge!!!


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