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Australian 'collar bomber' jailed for at least 10 years

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An Australian investment banker who attached a fake bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl in a bid to extort money from her wealthy family was Tuesday jailed for at least 10 years. 

A booking photo of Paul Peters taken in 2011 at the Oldham County Kentucky Jail. Peters, was arrested and extradited from the United States in September last year with the help of the FBI. He has been jailed for 10 years in Australia for attaching a fake bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl in a bid to extort money from her wealthy family.

Paul Peters, 52, who was arrested and extradited from the United States in September last year with the help of the FBI, pleaded guilty to aggravated breaking and entering, and detaining the teenager for advantage.

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