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Pensioners ‘kidnap and torture’ financial adviser for losing their savings

A mob of pensioners in Germany are alleged to have kidnapped and tortured their financial adviser after losing £2m of their retirement savings.

The five pensioners are said to have held their adviser, James Amburn of investment firm Digitalglobalnet, hostage for four days in an unheated cellar, attacked him with a zimmer frame and burned him with cigarettes, according to reports.

The attack came after the pensioners, all aged between 60 and 79, allegedly lost their money in Florida property investments.

Amburn, 56, was eventually rescued by armed police, but was left with broken ribs after the ordeal.

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