A gang of bitcoin fraudsters made so much money from an online scam they bought new cars for strangers in pubs and handed out £5,000 gift vouchers in the street. They included James Parker, from Blackpool who began orchestrating the scam in 2017 after discovering a glitch which allowing him to steal money from an Australian cryptocurrency trading website. They managed to syphon off more than £20 million worth of credits over a three-month period.
Assisted by Parker’s corrupt financial adviser Stephen Boys, who earned the nickname ‘Rodney’ from Only Fools and Horses hea helped the trio launder the stolen funds.
A perfect opportunity for us to tell you about this find of our own the “Build a Blackpool LEGO set” Blackpool will be familiar to many as an iconic Northern seaside destination. This set includes the famous Blackpool Tower and “The Big One” roller coaster. It also includes the façade of the Winter Gardens, some seafront shops and cafes, a pier with amusements including a Big Wheel, the Comedy Carpet, tram and a beach with sandcastles.
This model contains 440 pieces and measures 25cm wide. It is based on the style of the official LEGO skyline sets, but we suspect The LEGO Group themselves won’t release a Blackpool set!
This Blackpool LEGO set includes:
- All the parts required to make the set (all official LEGO pieces)
- Special printed title piece.
- Printed instruction booklet
- High-quality presentation box which is also signed and numbered