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Newspapers excoriate 'Sir' Philip Green for his plunder of BHS

Jul 25, 2016 - The Guardian (London)

Although it is tempting to see the Philip Green scandal as a repeat of the Robert Maxwell scandal, there are clear differences.

Media owner Maxwell stole from the Mirror group pension fund. Green did not steal from the BHS pension fund.

Maxwell committed his crime because he was, to all intents and purposes, a bankrupt. Green's "systematic plunder" occurred despite his vast wealth.

Maxwell jumped off his yacht because he couldn't afford to sort matters out. Green is luxuriat...