Businessman jailed for £1.24m fraud

A North Yorkshire businessman has been jailed for five years and four months after conning three associates out of over one million pounds.

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Whitby fishermen locally named

Police are due to formally identify two fishermen who were found dead on their boat in North Yorkshire later today (January 16th).

The men, named locally as Mark Arries and Edward Ide from Amble in Northumberland, were found on a fishing boat moored in Whitby Harbour yesterday (January 15th).

Their families have been informed and the deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

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