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This Blog is dedicated to making public some of the business activities and methods of Liam Collins, David Bone Jr and their associates. In the spring of 2010, the present authors invested in Collins & Bone (C&B), who were offering an enticing 8-10% interest on the basis of buying houses for cash, renovating them and letting them out to students. We were assured that our money was secured against houses that they owned, including their own homes and the properties held by their associated company, Castle & Gatehouse (C&G). We have emails and brochures that confirm these details, as do others who invested on this same basis at around the same time. The idea worked for us for over a year, then in November 2011 they told us they were insolvent. They refused our every request for clear accounts, which led us to suspect wrongdoing. We began an investigation and then started this Blog. We found our suspicions confirmed: other investors had lost sometimes quite large amounts to C&B and its predecessor CBS, and all requests for repayment were adamantly refused. These people use and have used so many names that we found it necessary to compress them into CoBo (for Collins & Bone) and Coboco (for the whole bunch of them – there are quite a few!) Note that there is an index in the margin at the right hand side.

Saturday, 28 July 2012


We have been informed by the British Bobsleigh Team Coach that Liam Collins is no longer on the team. We don't know if he is still collecting money from the public on the basis of being a member of the Olympic Bobsleigh Team, but if he is, he certainly shouldn't be, because anything the public gives him by way of cash only goes into his own pocket. He has always been disinterested in accounting for whatever income he gets and also how much money he has fraudulently taken from bona fide investors. The reckoning will come to him and he must be wondering—between shows—when that will be or how long he can keep running away from it.


  1. I have seen David Bone in Manchester very recently in a Great Britain Bobsleigh outfit
    performing and taking money from the public. He was there all day and I challened him and told people not to give him money but people ignored me and filled his pockets. He merely smirked at me, 2 hours later he was still there.

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