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Old 22-01-2013, 12:30 AM   #267
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Before Huseyin Baybasin became renowed as the “Emporer” he had spent five years in prison in England under the false name of Nejdet Yilmaz. Whilst there he was visited by Turkish authorities, aware that it was Baybasin, who negotiated his release in exchange for a British convict in Turkey. At the height of his operations as a drug trafficker he became known as “Europe’s Pablo Escobar”. The “Emperor”, who was behind a shipment of 3,000kg of base morphine which was lost in 1992 when a ship called the Kismetin 1 sank in the Mediterranean, was later jailed for life in Holland in July 2002. Huseyin has several relatives working as part of his organisation that later joined him in London including brothers Sirin, Mesut and Abdullah. Whilst in London the gang began to develop political contacts, beginning with their families local ward Councillor, Alan Sloam a well-known figure in north London Labour party circles. He was later barred from holding office for a year after being convicted of an attempted deception on a neighbouring council. Sloam persuaded the local MP, Tony McNulty, to support Huseyin’s wife with visits to her husband in the Netherlands. Another figure, Labour MEP Claude Moraes, was also persuaded to raise questions on Huseyin’s behalf in the European Parliament. Baybasin also built a property portfolio of legitimate enterprises. They included residential properties around the leafy suburbs of Edgware, a car sales business, and a retirement home for policemen which they ran as a hotel in Hove, Sussex...
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