A MAN allegedly tried to lure two children outside Poundland by inviting them to see a £1million note.The youngsters were reportedly approached yesterday in front of the budget retailer in Connswater in Northern Ireland.Police said a male approached the pair asking them if they had seen a million pound note.The suspect allegedly told the children that if they wanted to see one, they had to come with him.But they declined the offer and immediately left the scene and moved to a safe place, Belfast Live reported.A spokesperson for Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said: "The actions of the two young persons should be commended in respect of this incident."The investigation continues as cops warn parents to be alert and report any similar incidents immediately.Earlier this week, police swooped on two primary schools in Cardiff as they urged parents to collect their children over a possible “snatching” attempt.A block of flats was … [Read more...] about Man ‘tried to lure kids away outside Poundland store by telling them he had a £1million note – as cops warns parents to be on guard’
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OLD-style paper £5 notes had to be spent by midnight on May 5, before they lost their legal tender status.After Friday May 5, the old fashioned fiver is no longer accepted in shops, with the new polymer note replacing it.In April 2017, The Bank of England warned that there are still around 160 million old style notes still in circulation.Some banks, building societies and The Post Office will still accept paper £5 notes after May 5, but this is at their own discretion.You will need to be a customer of the bank for them to exchange the note.The Post Office will continue to accept the old fivers and customers can use local branches to deposit them into their bank accounts.The Bank of England will continue to exchange the old £5 notes for all time, as it would for any other Bank note which no longer has legal tender status.You can either do this in person or via post. Although if you post it to The Bank of England, you do so at the “sender's risk”.If you … [Read more...] about Here’s what you can do with your old 5 pound notes after Friday May 5 now that they are no longer legal tender
A SPATE of barbaric murders of teenagers by the infamous money-making MS-13 gang has spurred Donald Trump to crack down on the group. The President has blamed Barack Obama’s immigration policy for the gang’s extraordinary wealth and has tweeted that his administration are “removing them fast”. But what is MS-13 and how have they become Trump’s public enemy number one? The group was started by Central American immigrants in Los Angeles in the 1980s and today rake in massive sums of money, much like the Mafia did during its heyday after World War 2. Intelligence gathered during a recent large-scale Salvadoran police operation, which was obtained by the El Faro newspaper, suggests the cartel makes $31.2m (£23.4m) each year.MS-13 are involved in a range of crimes including murder, racketeering and trafficking humans and prostitutes.Extortion backed up by extreme violence is also a big money spinner.All this was was expanding as the Obama … [Read more...] about How the murderous MS-13 gang has become a multi-million-pound crime cartel rivalling the mafia that Trump has vowed to rid from America
A STRESSED-OUT London banker Googled how to identify the "soft parts of a female human skull" before fatally stabbing his wife 124 times with an axe and knife at their multi-million pound home, a jury has heard.Sanjay Nijhawen stands accused of killing his wife with the court told that the 46-year-old had quit his high-paying job with Barclays, with a £670,000 mortgage still on the couple's home.But his anxiety came to a head when his wife Sonita said she wanted a divorce - with the man telling police he had become "deranged".Terrified family members arrived at the home after becoming concerned about the 35-year-old women, finding "blood everywhere", including covering the white marble floors of the exclusive property.Prosecutor Sally O'Neill told the jury at that Sanjay Nijhawen had reigned down at least 124 vicious axe blows on the head and neck of his wife Sonita.He is then accused slitting her throat, with the fatal cuts to the woman's neck and head, … [Read more...] about Stressed-out Barclays banker ‘murdered his wife with an avalanche of more than 124 blows from an axe and knife at their multi-million pounds home’
YOU had to spend your old paper fivers before midnight on May 5.The old fashioned cotton paper notes are now no longer be legal tender, which means you won’t be able to buy anything with them.In April 2017, The Bank of England estimated that there were 165 million notes in circulation still in circulation before they can no longer be spent in shops.You now won't be able to spend them in shops or restaurants.If you want to swap the old notes over for new tender you will have to make the trip into a bank, building society or Post Office.You will need to be a customer of the bank for them to exchange the note.You can use your local Post Office to deposit the old fivers into your bank account too.It is possible that a high street bank will stop exchanging them after the cut-off date but The Bank of England is legally obliged to.You can either do this in person or via post. Although if you post it to The Bank of England, you do so at the … [Read more...] about What was the deadline to spend old paper £5 notes, where can you exchange five pound notes and which banks will accept them?