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COMPLAINT against All Defendants with Jury Demand ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4367715) filed by Ryan C Zimmerman. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit, # 9 Exhibit, # 10 Exhibit, # 11 Exhibit, # 12 Exhibit, # 13 Exhibit, # 14 Exhibit, # 15 Exhibit, # 16 Exhibit, # 17 Exhibit, # 18 Exhibit, # 19 Exhibit, # 20 Exhibit, # 21 Exhibit, # 22 Civil Cover Sheet, # 23 Summons, # 24 Summons, # 25 Summons)(Lerner, Scott)

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EXHIBIT H Britain's Got Talent star Liam Collins handed bankruptcy ban for duping investors in prop... Page 1 of 3 Money Home Markets Saving & banking Investing Bills Cars Holidays Cards & loans Pensions Mortgages & home Britain's Got Talent star handed 14-year bankruptcy ban for duping investors out of £874,000 in property scam • • • Experts Buy-to-let Login Search All Articles Share prices Liam James Collins and partner David Bone took £874,000 from investors between January 2010 and April 2011 14-year bankruptcy restrictions disqualifies pair from being company directors The pair each owe creditors £4.5million By EMMA GUNN PUBLISHED: 07:20 EST, 3 September 2013 | UPDATED: 03:10 EST, 4 September 2013 7 View comments A former TV talent show star has been banned from directing a company for 14 years for swindling hopeful investors in a phantom multi-million pound property scheme. Liam James Collins gained national fame as a semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent in 2009 as part of the dance duo ‘Faces of Disco’ - the 34-year-old and his cousin and business partner David Bone amassed £874,000 from unsuspecting members of the public. Investors were promised returns as high as 10 per cent on their investment in the 'Collins and Bone' property scheme, which purported to make money out of buying and renovating houses to rent to students. DON'T MISS 'Forget buy-to-let, it's too expensive - and hard work': Ian Gorham, Hargreaves Lansdown boss, with a not-so-happy Xmas message for would-be landlords. The energy efficiency measures you can get FOR FREE and how to get hold of them Revealed: Britain's biggest house price riser this year Newham proeprty up by more than double the average annual salary. The airport drop-off is now costing drivers £2.50... per minute! Families suffer as major airports cash in on 'kiss and drop' services. Faces of Disco: Liam James Collins (left) with his dance partner Richard Edmonds (right), who was not involved in the failed business, on Britain's Got Talent in 2009. The business partners and aspiring dancers launched the scheme early in 2009 but investigators looked into the case after they declared bankruptcy in May 2012, with debts amounting to £4.5million each. It was found that in the 15 months leading up to April 2011, the pair had amassed nearly £900,000 worth of investors' money - and even took 187,500 after being warned not to do so in November 2010 by the Financial Conduct Authority. At the time, the pair were said to already to owe £3million to creditors after another similar business of theirs had failed. More... • You've got to be kitten! Kerry Katona declared bankrupt for SECOND time in five years and dropped as face of payday lender • How to get out of debt: Your ten-step plan to getting your finances back under control • What happens when you declare yourself bankrupt and what are the alternatives? The business failed to invest the money as customers would have reasonably expected, and instead the partners used it to pay their business expenses, according to The Insolvency Service. Ken Beasley of the Insolvency Service’s Public Interest Unit said: ‘At a time when they were already heavily indebted Collins and Bone took substantial sums of money from members of the public with the promise of high returns on property investments with no reasonable expectation that they would ever be able to meet the repayments promised to investors.' Collins and Bone were given bankruptcy restrictions in May 2012 for 12 months automatically. 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HOW TWO INVESTORS GOT BURNED Sally George (58) and her daughter Jasmine (33) from Machynlleth in Wales, both had the misfortune of being lured in by the scam. Sally invested £5,000, and Jasmine £10,000 back in April 2010, after they found the scheme on the internet. Vodafone's Christmas turkey: Following our 'Vodapest' exclusive the floodgates opened with your tales of despair at the operator Revealed: Six incomefriendly investment trusts Finding dividend growth in 2016 Sally explains what happened to her: 'I invested £5,000 back in April 2010, after Jasmine found the investment on the internet advertising high returns. 'Mr Collins assured us that the money was being used by a successful property enterprise for buying, renovating and renting out student properties and was guaranteed by 24 properties that they owned. 'We received interest payments for a year and a half after we invested but in November 2011 we were told that the company was insolvent and that the houses they owned were fully mortgaged and in negative equity so they could not repay us. 'So, we started a blog (Collins and Bone Investors Blog) to see if anybody else out there was in the same boat. We heard from over 40 people, many of whom have invested £50,000- £150,000, in some cases their life-savings. 'Many investors were too shocked and depressed or even ill to do anything about it. 'It is good news that the pair can not do this to anybody else now, but we feel it is important that proper account is taken of how much damage they did. 'What is required is a full forensic examination of what happened to the money given to them in good faith.' How did Midas do this year? 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Page 3 of 3 The bargain hunter's paradise Will your home sell in 2016? We round- Small vehicles on a small budget: The Revealed: The year's 10 biggest The energy efficiency We'll make you a pilot – or your New Year resolution that can As Goldman Sachs warns price of Comments (7) Share what you think Newest Oldest Best rated Worst rated The comments below have been moderated in advance. moi moi, south east, United Kingdom, 2 years ago This is just out and out theft. They should do time New Comment Reply Click to rate 148 1 Click to rate 92 3 André, Peckham, United Kingdom, 2 years ago If it sounds too good to be true.... New Comment Reply pauly, london, United Kingdom, 2 years ago Not a hefty penalty if you were scammed. Surely that is theft. I would be happy being bankrupt with 4.5 mill waiting hidden. New Comment Reply Click to rate 103 0 Dave, UK, 2 years ago Its time to disband the FCA and all these other regulatory organisations. If people like these two can a) get this scheme going and b) aren't in jail, regulation is just a waste of time. New Comment Reply Click to rate 114 6 rob boberts, worcester., 2 years ago If someone robs a bank of nearly a million quid they get jailed if caught. Why is this any different? New Comment Reply Click to rate 184 4 Click to rate 188 3 Click to rate 71 7 RB79, Newcastle, 2 years ago They should have been jailed. New Comment Reply chris, accrington, 2 years ago if something sounds to good to be true......... New Comment Reply The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Add your comment  Enter your comment  By posting your comment you agree to our house rules. 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