Charles Ingram, 54, was helped by his wife Diana and another contestant to take home the jackpot from the show presented by Chris
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He was found out, stripped of the prize and later convicted of deception, resulting in him and Diana getting month suspended jail sentences, and they both went bankrupt. But that didn't stop Ingram wanting to watch the new West End play that re-examines the evidence of the crime. Ingram in real life was convicted at Southwark Crown Court on a single count of procuring the execution of valuable security.
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