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BRIAN GAYNOR: Ageing knights in spotlight for wrong reasons

Brian Gaynor
Fri, 21 Feb 2020

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Brian Gaynor
Fri, 21 Feb 2020
Recent developments regarding Sir Bob Jones and Sir Ron Brierley have been sad for one and devastating for the other.The two ageing businessmen - Jones is 80 and Brierley 82 - were sharemarket rock stars in the 1980s, but investors suffered huge losses in their listed companies.Last week, Jones abandoned his defamation case against Renae Maihi, which he initiated after more than 90,000 people signed a petition to revoke his knighthood.Meanwhile, Brierley faces child pornography charges after being arrested at Sydney airport last December.Brierl...

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