Sainsbury's potato gang jailed for £9m fraud

Sarah Coles
potatoes
potatoes

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Potatoes seem innocent enough, and surely not the target for a multi-million pound fraud that saw three senior businessmen jailed today. However, when you are buying and selling tens of millions of pounds worth of potatoes it's amazing how much can go on under the radar.

So what was the great potato fraud about?