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Swedish Playboy Causes Trouble in California

FR
post 16.Mar.2006, 04:33 PM
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Yet another twist in Ferrari crash case
By Susan Abram, Staff Writer


CALABASAS - The only-in-Los Angeles saga that began last week with the high-speed Malibu crash of a $1 million Enzo Ferrari owned by a Swedish playboy is racing toward absurdity.

Sheriff's investigators now say that a mysterious German named Dietrich never existed, but an American named Trevor has materialized, along with two intriguing figures who conned deputies at the crash site while claiming to be homeland security officials.

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Eriksson was convicted of fraud and counterfeiting in Sweden in 1993 and 1994, and has been linked to a group known as the Uppsala Mafia, according to sheriff's deputies.


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Full story link: http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3564145
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*Ramazilla*
post 16.Mar.2006, 05:14 PM
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Just seen the video clip on cnn.com, whoever he is, he's lucky to be alive.
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VikingHumpingWitch
post 16.Mar.2006, 05:17 PM
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I know someone who used to work for him. Apparently he's a grade A *rsehole.
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FR
post 16.Mar.2006, 06:38 PM
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Um, and in exactly what, er, business did this person work for him? The article says he's not, well, exactly an above-board type. :twisted:
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VikingHumpingWitch
post 16.Mar.2006, 06:40 PM
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biggrin.gif The legit one that went bust, Gizmondo.
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FR
post 16.Mar.2006, 09:04 PM
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What happened to DavidOL's post on this thread?
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*Streja*
post 16.Mar.2006, 10:27 PM
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Anyone called Eriksson cannot be considered a playboy...



...unless he's called Sven-Göran Eriksson...
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*David OL*
post 17.Mar.2006, 09:14 AM
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Hmmm. Here it is again FR.

The man in the car must have been a Social Democrat.

:twisted: (they are the only Swedes with enough funds to buy a car like that)!
:wink:
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Ediot
post 17.Mar.2006, 11:53 AM
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laugh.gif
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Markbase with an Invisibl...
post 17.Mar.2006, 11:57 AM
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The words "Swedish" and "playboy" sound odd in the same sentence.

Mark Base
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FR
post 17.Mar.2006, 04:30 PM
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QUOTE (* Max *)
The Uppsala Mafia huh? Known for interrogations involving a hex key and surstromming i bet.


Remember the Norwegians that got kicked out of a Swedish resort for "threatening use of herring"?

laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif
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VikingHumpingWitch
post 17.Mar.2006, 04:32 PM
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FR I've never heard of that but you would make me very happy if you can find the article for me.
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FR
post 17.Mar.2006, 04:33 PM
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It was on The Local.
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FR
post 17.Mar.2006, 04:34 PM
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http://www.thelocal.se/article.php?ID=2889

See end of first paragraph.
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VikingHumpingWitch
post 17.Mar.2006, 04:38 PM
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biggrin.gif biggrin.gif thank you!!
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