Skip to comments.Conman Guilty of Selling Urine as Whisky (U.K.)
Posted on 01/14/2015 5:19:27 PM PST by DogByte6RER
Conman guilty of selling urine as whisky
A British conman has been labelled a danger to public health and handed a suspended prison sentence after admitting to selling urine as whisky.
Nicholas Stewart, 35, tricked holidaymakers in Blackpool into buying bottles of what appeared to be sealed, 1.5 litre bottles of Jack Daniels whiskey and Smirnoff vodka.
Security staff seized the bottles which were being sold at £10 each after they noticed Stewart approaching tourists at the Coral Island slot machine complex.
However, scientific analysis revealed that while some bottles contained flat cola, others contained urine and additional human waste.
Blackpool Council prosecutor Victoria Cartmell told the court last week: We are working with the police and will apply to the courts for a CRASBO (Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order) against Mr Stewart forbidding him from selling anything in Blackpool.
Two bottles seized from him were sent for analysis. They were purported to contain whisky and vodka.
But they were water laced with urine and faeces probably to give the so called whisky colour.
They were totally unsuitable for public consumption they were hazardous and contained dangerous e-coli bacteria. This man has been involved in 32 incidents and is a persistent and troublesome offender.
Stewart claimed at an earlier hearing that he carried out the scam to raise money for food.
Upon handing Stewart his sentence of 70 days in prison suspended for 12 months, magistrates told him: You are a danger to public health.
Martin Hillson, defending, told the court he would object to the CRASBO because it would ban Stewart from selling The Big Issue magazine, which offers homeless people the chance to earn a livelihood.
The products being sold are valueless and, in some cases, could be dangerous to health, said councillor Gillian Campbell, Blackpool Councils cabinet member for public safety.
Were therefore pleased to have been able to bring him before the courts for these offences and we hope the sanctions weve applied for will act as a further deterrent to him doing it again.
Miller Lite has been getting away with doing that for years!
did Angel try that once on Rockford?
They drink Jack and Smirnoff in Britain?
That turkey should be sent to the hometown of Jack Daniels distillery for trial and sentencing-—Lynchburg, TN.
So what, you think that’s conning people you should hear about this radical Muslim who got people to elect him President twice.
Punch line of one of my father’s jokes: “If I weren’t an old billiards drinker I’d swear that was horse urine.”
Hey....this whiskey tastes like whiz!
Whaddaya know...it IS!
(Sorry...lame attempt at humor.)
If someone tried that in Tennessee....isn’t that the death penalty?
You mean Miller High Life!
Now we know why there is no Yellow Label
You are a danger to public health.
technically. you can’t get drunk off urine.
Somebody once referred to beer as “the urine of the gods”.
Britain of all places should have the strictest purity standards for whiskey or is it whisky over there.
Now we need something for color.
Two old stories come to mind.
1) In WWII, a soldier bought some wine from a Frenchman but later became suspicious. He sent a sample to his buddy in the Chemical Corps. The report came back: “Your horse has kidney trouble.”
2) Ann Landers. A woman had to take a urine sample to her doc and had no other container than a whiskey bottle. On the way to the doc, she stopped at a drug store, locked her car, and entered. When you came out, her car had been broken into and the only thing missing was the “whiskey” bottle. The woman said she was laughing so hard, she could barely tell the police what had happened.
VERY distantly related. Today’s report of a missing Mexican starlet being found a year after her disappearance. It was in a water tower on a buildings roof and discovered when someone investigated why the water tasted “funny”.
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