U.K. Man, Charged With Forgery, Bought Radios - Radio World

U.K. Man, Charged With Forgery, Bought Radios

A newspaper in the United Kingdom reports that a 56-year-old man stole the equivalent of almost $30,000 from his partner, a 71-year-old woman, and spent it all on radios.
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If you’re crazy for collecting old radios, someone might accuse you of having a touch of OCD.

But in one case, this was less of a laughing matter.

A newspaper in the United Kingdom reports that a 56-year-old man stole the equivalent of almost $30,000 from his partner, a 71-year-old woman, and spent it all on radios. He surrounded himself with them and often had them all on at once, according to the report.

He was accused of forging her signature on checks made out to himself while she was a resident in a nursing home. Police found about 50 wireless sets in his home. The defense said the man had suffered from an obsessive compulsive disorder for 30 years.

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