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Binman Benji sues jewellery empire heir

Title: Binman Benji sues jewellery empire heir
Date: Sunday, 6 May 2001
Publisher: The Observer (London, UK)
Author: Conal Walsh
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He is best known for rummaging through the dustbins of the rich and famous. But Benjamin Pell has betrayed an appetite for Hollywood glory in a bizarre legal action launched against John Mappin, an heir to the Mappin and Webb jewellery empire. 'Benji the binman' has been a legend in Fleet Street since the Sunday Times and other papers began to base exclusives on his smelly but newsworthy discoveries. And when the idea arose to make a movie about his life, ... [Read the rest at]