Jenaro Jiménez allegedly faked his own death after turning the tables on lending institutions.
After swindling banks of tens of thousands he fled to
There, he married a 28-year old beauty queen and started a new family. The long arm in the blue serge material caught up with the conniving Jenaro.
He is now being tried in
Using the false name Alvaro Domeq, his ‘corpse’ resurfaced in
IF you think the law’s an ass wherever you lived before I am afraid it is frying pan – fire. David Carballo Nieto, 36, a carpenter and family man, is as straight as they come; a pillar of his community.
However, he did snap when after asking a man for money owed to him, the response was a cheeky taunt. A single rash punch broke his tormentor’s nose. For this he received 3-years in prison from an A Coruña court.
The case is being appealed. The hapless David says: ‘The laws are ill designed. I get sent to jail for this and others, who have done far worse things such as drug dealing, say they are sorry, they do a deal with the prosecutor and go home.’ Quite! Good luck with your appeal, David.
The truth is; the tradition was burnt out anyway; gate receipts were falling alarmingly. The politicians simply administered a death blow to a tradition that has passed its sell by date.
Might I suggest the tables be turned on the bullfighting critics by now focusing on the abdominal slaughterhouses situated throughout
Hypocrites would do well to remember that indignation is a two-edged sword.