Foreign homes con pair sent to prison

Paul Aspden (left) and his twin brother Peter Aspden have been jailed for their part in a �1.6m property scam.

Paul Aspden (left) and his twin brother Peter Aspden have been jailed for their part in a �1.6m property scam.

Twin brothers who carried out a £1.6m property scam have been jailed for more than four years.

Paul and Peter Aspden, 54, who are originally from the Fylde coast, but moved to the Cape Verde Islands, admitted charges under the Trade Descriptions Act at Leeds Crown Court.

Locked up: Peter Aspden (above) and Paul Aspden (below) pictured at Leeds Crown Court yesterday
Locked up: Peter Aspden (above) and Paul Aspden (below) pictured at Leeds Crown Court yesterday

The twins were co-directors of a company called Independent Property Consultants Limited (IPC) which sold overseas property developments to investors.

 

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