Paul Yearsley, a secondhand car dealer and close associated of Philip Baron, the head of one of the UK's most prolific drug gangs, used his drug money to fund a luxurious lifestyle in the UK and Spain.
Yearsley, who was earlier sentenced to 5 years 4 months his role in the gang, was even featured in a 2009 edition of Lancashire Life and his home displayed under the title "Living the Dream."
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