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West Ham hamper case collapses

ackermanThe trial of a man accused of a Christmas hamper con which saw West Ham players lose thousands of pounds has been abandoned. Stephen Ackerman of Loughton, Essex, denies 19 fraud charges with the proceeds totalling more than £50,000.

Mr Ackerman is accused of selling hampers to West Ham players and staff  that never arrived under the alias Mark Kingston. The jury has been discharged with a new trial set to start on 24 October at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

A group of 13 people, including the club’s former manager Sam Allardyce, James Tomkins, Joey O’Brien and Andy Carroll

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

3 comments on “West Ham hamper case collapses

  1. Bacca deal hampered by higuain transfer to juve?
    Agent mark Kingston wants 5% of 75.3 million euros to fund new court case defence and giving Kevin Nolan a cut of the proceeds !
    Napoli still waiting on the hampers sent by second class post through a middle man on west hams trusted buisness associates list !
    Contact number ( Whitehall 1212 ).

  2. The case for the prosecution was filled with £50 pound notes and a free holiday in Brazil,
    The case was open and shut ! Very quickly ?

  3. and now we know the real reason our form took a nose dive just after xmas that year.. or maybe it is just a coincidence our team spirit was in the sh1t3r.

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