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Ian Vaughan to face trial for fraud

Added: (Tue May 15 2007)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Ian Vaughan the founder of the 3Business group of companies consisting of Flight Academy Scotland, Mobsi, MMs3, Comms International, Text Operator and many others, is currently being investigated for fraud by UK Customs and Excise after the collapse of his many companies and feature on BBC Watchdog.

Mr Vaughan featured on BBC Watchdog after his chain of flying schools trading as Flight Academy Scotland went bust owing owing customers thousands for flying lessons. His bed company, Off to Bed, was petitioned for liquidation late last year after owing thousands to Customs and Excise for VAT.

His core business is communications and he specialises in mobile content. He has been the subject of numerous complaints to regulators of the communications industry for text scams and continues to trade in mobile content despite the collapse of his group of companies. He is rumoured to still be driven in a chauffered Bentley and live in a country estate whilst exploiting the new markets of African countries with text message scams.

Submitted by:Thomas O'Dyer
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