03/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

American Father, Daughter Accused Of Conning 15,000 Britons Out Of $70 Million

A father and daughter have been accused of tricking 15,000 mostly elderly British citizens out of more than $70m (£34m) by selling worthless shares.

Investigators allege Paul Gunter, 58, and daughter Zibiah, 25, from Florida, sold fake shares in 50 dormant firms.

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