Disgraced tycoon Asil Nadir returns to a hero’s welcome in his native Cyprus after his release from UK prison for cheating investors out of millions

Thanasis Gavos   Thu, 28 Apr 2016; 11:53

Disgraced tycoon Asil Nadir has returned to a ‘hero’s welcome’ in his homeland of Cyprus – just days after being released from a UK prison to serve the rest of his sentence in Turkey.

Convicted fraudster Nadir, 74, was jailed for ten years in 2012 for stealing £29million from his textiles company Polly Peck.

But he has now been accused of ‘buying his way to freedom’ after handing over £5million to the investors he swindled, and £2million to the legal aid agency, in return for a transfer to prison in Turkey.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3561762/Disgraced-tycoon-Asil-Nadir-returns-hero-s-welcome-native-Cyprus-release-UK-prison-cheating-investors-millions.html#ixzz477Ktut44

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