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'Despicable' preacher sentenced for selling £91 'plague kit' to cure COVID

Sky News Monday, 6 February 2023
'Despicable' preacher sentenced for selling £91 'plague kit' to cure COVIDA London preacher who sold a "plague protection kit" to guard against COVID has been given a suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay £60,000.
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