Christian Skjaerstad is a neighbour and childhood friend of Alexander and Thomas Hunter.
He says the 21-year-old's were normal boys, and was shocked to hear about the scam.
The house where Alexander and Thomas Hunter grew up. The 21-year-old twins are facing charges of defrauding $1.2m (£740,000) in a stock market scam in the United States.
A pair of British twins from Whitley Bay are facing charges in the US for allegedly defrauding investors out of more than $1.2 million (£745,000) in a stock market scam.
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