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14 January 2013

Man jailed for two years for hiding money from his ex-wife

A tycoon accused of hiding a multi-million-pound fortune from his former wife in an acrimonious divorce battle has been sentenced to two years in jail, reports the Daily Mail.

Lawyers say the prison term, the longest of its kind, will serve as a stark warning to husbands who defy the courts in an effort to stop their ex-partners sharing their riches.

The man at the centre of the case is David Thursfield, a 67-year-old former boss at the Ford motor company.

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