Monday, December 08, 2008

Financial scandal at Bonkers Hall

As most literary scholars now accept that the model for Bonkers Hall is Nevill Holt, the news that its current owner David Ross has resigned as a director of Carphone Warehouse is bound to attract attention.

According to the BBC:

Mr Ross used 136 million of his 177 million shares as security against personal loans without telling anyone in the company.

He has admitted doing the same thing with shares of Big Yellow Group and National Express.

Coincidentally, this is not the first time that allegations of financial impropriety have surrounded the occupant of...

Lord Bonkers hurriedly interrupts: That was all looked into at the time and I was exonerated. Let's have no more talk of it.

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