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The Raymond Crockford Files

by | 25th, May 2007

crockford.jpg WITH more and more school-leavers being encouraged to eschew academia and opt for a more practical and lucrative trade, scaffolder Raymond Crockford’s ‘bling bling’ lifestyle will have ambitious kids practising their construction techniques up and down the country.

However, for 63-year-old Crockford , his modest scaffolding income was rather well supplemented by the far more lucrative and totally tax free shoplifting business.

The ducker and, indeed, diver had been living large for 27 years, chilling in his £500,000 five bedroom Dorset home with landscaped gardens, electric gates and a 50 inch plasma screen.

Crockford also had a second home in Spain, two Mercedes, a BMW and, wait for it, 80 suits.

However, the stolen goods king was eventually nabbed after trying to half-inch (pinch)

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