Father and son jailed

January 2005
Cabinet Maker;1/14/2005, Issue 5421, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that a father and son team who fraudulently ran up business debts at their soft furnishings company have been jailed for a total of 15 months. Bernard and Bradley Hyman were sent to prison for seven and eight months respectively after a prosecution by the DTI. They ran up debts of more than 130,000 pounds by not paying suppliers or completing orders while continuing to pay themselves. Bernard Hyman had been disqualified from acting as a director and recently served a 30 month prison sentence for fraudulent trading and mortgage fraud, when he started working for Merlin Ltd. as a consultant.


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