Another Scottish victim of the UAE legal system comes forward - "2 years detained in Dubai for a £2 taxi fare mix up"
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2017 13:25 GMT
"2 years UAE detention for £2 taxi fare." After the recent cases of Jamie Harron and Billy Barclay, another Scotsman has come forward to speak about his own Middle East nightmare. 46-year-old businessman and politician David Ballantine, reportedly lost his life savings after being detained in the UAE for 2 years after a mixup with a £2 taxi payment.
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