Tuesday’s headlines: Casual Hibs fighting Russians and Boots businessmen scams
Good evening and welcome to Tuesday’s press briefing.
Today’s top stories on the Daily Record website include: businessman scams Boots out of £736,000, occasional Hibs football battling Russians in Ukraine and first photo of attack victim in the machete.
Here are today’s top headlines.
Scottish businessman scammed Boots out of £736,000 in gift card loophole
A businessman pulled off a massive £736,000 Boots gift card scam in just two months.
Robert Bell was implicated in the scam after taking advantage of a secret loophole.
The 37-year-old scammer was able to get the cards for free by filling out an order form and asked for them to be credited with no intention of refunding the cash back.
READ MORE: Scottish businessman scammed Boots out of £736,000 in gift card loophole
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Scottish grandfather who fights Russians in Ukraine is notoriously laid back in Hibs football
A famous Scottish football hooligan went to Ukraine join his armed forces and fight against the Russian invasion.
Robert Grady took part in a recruiting video wielding an assault rifle alongside his new comrades and urged other volunteers to enlist.
Reforms Hibs Yesterday, occasional messages were posted on Facebook from the front line telling friends: “I intend to kill as many as I can.”
READ MORE: Scottish grandfather fighting Russians in Ukraine notorious in casual Hibs football
First photo of machete attack victim as gangster targeted in bloody assault
Victim of a violent machete attack Uddingston was named mobster Tommy Todd.
Convicted drug dealer Tommy has been targeted Main Street by two thugs wearing balaclavas and high visibility who launched the bloody attack around 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 3.
Hoods fled the scene in a dark grey/blue Volvo.
READ MORE: First photo of machete attack victim as mobster targeted in bloody assault
Brazen thieves caught on home camera ransacking Scottish apartment in robbery
Brazen thieves were caught red-handed by a home camera as they ransacked a Scottish flat.
Alan Pollock, of Glasgow had spent Sunday night in Loch Ard and had no idea his house had been targeted by thieves earlier that evening.
He returned to his ground floor flat in Dumbarton Road to find he had been ‘run down’ on Monday.
READ MORE: Brazen thieves caught home by camera ransacking Scottish apartment in robbery
A young Scottish nurse has lost the ability to walk after experiencing pain in her legs during her shift
A Scottish A nurse was unable to walk more than 10 steps without a zimmer frame after being diagnosed with three rare conditions in three months.
Katie Ash-Wilson, from Kilmarnock, was working as a nurse at Ayr Hospital at the height of the covid pandemic when she felt throbbing pain like a ‘lightning bolt’ in the back of her legs during a night shift in November 2020.
Then 24, she put the pain down to being on her feet all the time.
READ MORE: A young Scottish nurse lost her ability to walk after experiencing pain in her legs during her shift