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Jury in fraud trial of Shelterbox founder fail to reach verdict

The jury in the trial of Shelterbox founder Tom Henderson and his son John have been discharged after failing to reach a verdict. The 65-year-old from Helston was accused of securing lucrative contracts for his son to help him buy a new house.

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Shelterbox say they're 'very disappointed' that fraud case not resolved

The Cornish charity Shelterbox have issued a statement saying they're "very disappointed" after the founder of the charity, who was accused of fraud, was discharged when a jury failed to come to a verdict:

‘It is very disappointing that these matters have yet to be resolved. It would not be proper for ShelterBox to comment further until we know how the Crown Prosecution Service wishes to proceed.’

– Alison Wallace, ShelterBox Chief Executive

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