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asil nadir

Asil Nadir (May 1, 1941) is a Turkish Cypriot businessman. In the late 1970's he purchased a small British textile company and through the 1980's he turned the company to one of the top 100 FTSE-listed companies in the UK. In 1990 he was investigated by the Serious Fraud Office and charged for false accounting and theft, which he denied. He went to Cyprus as a refugee until 2010 when he went back to face trial in London. August 23, 2012 he was found guilty of stealing 29 million pounds from his company and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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