Jail for man in Aga Khan plot

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An asylum seeker from Cameroon who tried to cheat the Aga Khan out of pounds 25,000 was jailed yesterday for six months.

A court heard how a letter from the billionaire racehorse owner was intercepted and altered on its way to his bank in Geneva. The fraudsters forged instructions for the money to be sent to a branch of Barclays Bank in south London, said Keith Stone, for the prosecution, at Inner London Crown Court. Guy Rene Eyene, 37, living in Stockwell, south-west London, told police he was recruited by accomplices to pick up the money from the bank for a pounds 2,000 fee.

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