Harlequin investors drop case against chairman and wife

Laura Miller

A group of investors in troubled overseas property scheme Harlequin have dropped a case against the scheme's chairman David Ames, and his company director wife Carol, that alleged the pair made false claims about the investment.

Harlequin and its lawyers declined to comment, and would only say that the case to sue the Ames' had been "withdrawn" by the group of 24 investors. Papers filed with the High Court show the complaints...

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