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St Ives Man Admits Stalking and Blackmail

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3:39pm 23rd December 2014

A St Ives man admits blackmailing and stalking an American billionaire's daughter.

James Casbolt was married to Haley Meijer, whose dad is co-chair of US hypermarket chain Meijers.

Truro Crown Court has heard he made unwarranted demands for two million pounds back in February.

The 37 year old has also pleaded guilty to harassing two other women including St Ives surfer and Olympic torch bearer Tassy Swallow.

He has been remanded in custody and will be sentenced in February.

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3:39pm 23rd December 2014

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