The injustice of justice

It's no secret that bureaucracy in Spain can be a nightmare... but few have been trapped in a seven-year-long nightmare

LAST UPDATED: 26 Jan, 2015 @ 10:36
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The injustice of justice

IT’S no secret that bureaucracy in Spain can be a nightmare… but few have fallen more foul of the system than British expat Tim Hawkins.

It’s a tragedy that Tim’s young sons have had to grow up without a father, that his marriage has crumbled, and that he has been left facing homelessness in a foreign country.

And all because he unwittingly got linked to a tax scam – over a decade ago.

Yes, he may be a convicted criminal, and perhaps deserves some punishment… but the suspended six-month sentence he received has been dragging on for seven years now.

He now deserves to go home.

Click to read the full story online here… 

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