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Joyti de Laurey-if you had nicked all that money what would you have bought?

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banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:09:09

daft question i know! Can't believe she nearly got away with it!

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:32:45

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soapbox Wed 08-Jun-05 22:34:13

Interesting story though.

To have all that money swimming around such that you don't miss the odd million here or there!

banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:34:29

bonkers ! what was with all the Cartier stuff? i mean she didnt even or couldn't even wear it!

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:34:54

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soapbox Wed 08-Jun-05 22:35:48

Was he? I missed that! I thought he denied all knowledge???

banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:36:40

true, but i know i could never hide that ammount of spending from any of my family.if i shop in Mand S instead of tesco my dh thinks i've won the lottery

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:36:45

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cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:37:17

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banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:38:14

he must have noticed something. at least the jury reckoned he must have

soapbox Wed 08-Jun-05 22:38:57

I do think working as a secretaty in a place like Goldman Sachs must be a bit surreal.

There you are on what £25-30k a year adn the guys you are working for are earning £millions just in bonuses alone.

Not an excuse for her, but I suppose she just thought she deserved some of the big bucks too!

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:40:17

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banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:40:38

can't imagine she was on pennies tho. i mean she probably DID have quite a decent salary compared to most of us

Blu Wed 08-Jun-05 22:42:54

the poor little boy - both parents in prison
Also, do you think it was right to do a docu-drama about the whole thing when the child is presumably highly identifiable at school etc/it's very exposing for him.
S'pose it's a chance to see Meera Syal on TV, it's such a rare treat after all...

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:44:20

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Blu Wed 08-Jun-05 22:44:55

And when GS did some major deal or merger or something a few years ago, they shared the profits across the whole workforce, whatever their status within the hierarchy.

banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:45:03

it is really dreadful for the poor son.Also feel sorry for the PG freind who presumably had to repay the £40K Joyti 'gave' her.

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:45:11

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cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:45:25

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soapbox Wed 08-Jun-05 22:45:34

Cod - I agree with you - but don't think thats how she would have seen it!

banshee Wed 08-Jun-05 22:46:05

true he did need a haircut and decent mum

Blu Wed 08-Jun-05 22:46:12

Common form of neglect amongst the children of WAFH mothers, Cod, Fringe Excess.

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:47:19

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soapbox Wed 08-Jun-05 22:47:49

I went for an interview at GS (not that long ago) - very strange place I thought!

cod Wed 08-Jun-05 22:48:49

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