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Hampshire Lapland Con: Defiant Parent Say Santa Is Real And Reindeer Can Fly

by | 18th, February 2011

BIG news from Hampshire is that brothers Victor and Henry Mears have been convicted of misleading thousands of customers into visiting a what they claimed was a Lapland-style theme park.

Yep, they misled customers looking to, er, meet Santa, ride in his magic sleigh, pat the hands of little elves that make your toys for free and pet the flying reindeer.

Mums and dads left disappointed at the Lapland lies can now rest assured that when the good little boys and girls write to Santa next year, he’ll get them something better than a day out in boggy field covered in fake snow…

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File dated 01/12/08 of a fake polar bear at Lapland New Forest, which opened in November 2008 at Matchams Leisure Park near Ringwood in Hampshire. Brothers Victor and Henry Mears were convicted today of misleading thousands of customers into visiting a what they claimed was a Lapland-style theme park.



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