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Conman Foster swaps party for prison

HE WAS planning a lavish party this weekend to celebrate his mother's 80th birthday, but instead the Gold Coast's most notorious conman is in a bleak prison cell.

Peter Foster was arrested on Friday at his mother's bedside in Pindara Private Hospital where she was being treated after suffering a stroke. Believing he was about to leave the country, three carloads of detectives went to the hospital and arrested him on two contempt of court warrants issued by the Federal Court in Sydney.

Read more on the Brisbane Times.





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