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(From The Northern Echo)
Byline: Gavin Havery
A MAN accused of stealing a priceless first folio of Shakespeare's plays quoted an oil billionaire when questioned by detectives about his finances.
Raymond Scott, 53, paraphrased a quotation by industrialist Jean Paul Getty while under arrest on suspicion of the theft of the rare 1623 manuscript from Bishop Cosin Library at Durham University.
He told Detective Constable Tim Lerner: "If you owe your bank GBP9, then you have a bit of a problem. If you owe your bank GBP90,000, then your bank has the problem." When asked to explain what he meant, he said: "I have no assets." Speaking about finances, Getty …