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Van Hoogstraten legal case

Van Hoogstraten legal case

Van Hoogstraten held on currency and porn charges

BRITISH property tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten has been arrested in Zimbabwe on currency and pornography charges.

Hoogstraten barred from fighting claim

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the property baron, was yesterday barred from defending a £6 million claim against him.

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Millionaire refused appeal for hiring hitmen to murder rival

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the millionaire property tycoon, has been refused permission to appeal against a High Court judge's finding that he hired two hitmen to murder Mohammed Raja, a business rival.

Van Hoogstraten attacks judge and court ruling

PROPERTY tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten has called the High Court judge who branded him a murderer an "arsehole" - and hinted he may use violence against his tormentors.

Judge brands Hoogstraten a murderer after civil hearing

THE property tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten was condemned in court as a murderer yesterday - two years after he was cleared of killing a business rival.

Tycoon is held responsible for death of business rival

PROPERTY baron Nicholas van Hoogstraten was held responsible by the High Court today for the killing of business rival Mohammed Raja.

Tycoon was 'behind killing' court hears

PROPERTY tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten was behind the "assassination" of one of his business rivals, a court heard yesterday.

High Court decision against van Hoogstraten overturned

PROPERTY tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten claimed a sweeping victory yesterday in his multi-million-pound legal battle with the family of a man he was once convicted of killing.

Tycoon wins £5m appeal

PROPERTY tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten today won his appeal over a £5 million claim by the family of a man he was convicted of killing.

Property tycoon pleads for time to raise legal funds

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, a property tycoon whose personal wealth was once estimated at £500 million, yesterday pleaded with judges to allow him more time to raise money to fund a court action.

Tycoon 'not sorry' over rival's death

NOTORIOUS property tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten suggested today he was no longer sorry about the death of his former business rival Mohammed Raja, the man he was cleared of killing.

Cleared tycoon: I will sue everyone

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten came out fighting last night after he was formally cleared of hiring hitmen to murder his business rival.

Millionaire's manslaughter conviction thrown out

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the notorious property baron, walked free from court yesterday after a judge ruled there was no foundation for his manslaughter conviction for killing a business rival.

Tycoon jailed for manslaughter could be freed

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the property tycoon, could be freed after winning leave to appeal against his manslaughter conviction, his lawyer said yesterday.

Tycoon killer sure of release from prison

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the convicted killer, firmly believes he will walk free from jail tomorrow when he is sentenced at the Old Bailey for the manslaughter of a former business partner.

Hoogstraten wins

NICHOLAS van Hoogstraten, the property magnate who was convicted of manslaughter this year, yesterday won a High Court ruling that a prison governor had unlawfully denied him the right to see and take advice from an Italian lawyer before he is sentenced.

Dispute that led to death of business rival

MOHAMMED Raja gave fellow landlords a bad name. He squeezed as many tenants as possible into his properties and had a reputation for poor maintenance; he ran up more than 100 convictions for breaching regulations.

Teenage girlfriend and rival silenced by fear

TWO key witnesses in the trial refused to testify in court because of the fear of retribution from Nicholas van Hoogstraten’s henchmen.

Millionaire faces jail over contract killing

ONE of Britain’s richest - and most notorious - property tycoons was yesterday facing a life sentence after being convicted of killing a business rival who dared to challenge him.

‘A self-imagined devil - an emissary of Beelzebub’

WHEN the south coast home of a rabbi was firebombed as he slept upstairs with his wife and six children, police immediately suspected an anti-Semitic attack.

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