Sentencing for the case we've been covering over the last few months: Michael Wilson of Global Wine Investments was sentenced to three years in jail for creating a wine scam amounting to £360,000. Read the first story here. And our second story here. Read more about the sentencing…
Another week, another article warning consumers about wine investment scams. In this article, cold-callers will offer an attractive price for wine, have the consumer transfer it to an offsite facility, and cut ties keeping the wine without payment. Read more here.
Guillianno Mata is the one thing four companies involved in wine and diamond investment scams have in common. Now, this Dominican native has disappeared, and his companies closed, which could mean victims could get little back. Read more here.
Michael Wilson and his investment firm, Global Wine Investments Ltd, conned £200,000 from people hoping to get wine. After Wilson would promise the victims their wine, he would become evasive, and difficult. Wilson denies any wrongdoing. Read more here.