Jamie Banks claims 'Jimbob' nickname confusion led to his extortion involvement

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By Blake Foden
Updated July 12 2022 - 8:17am, first published 4:20am
Jamie Banks arrives at court on Tuesday. Picture: Blake Foden

A prosecutor has trashed "ridiculous" claims confusion around a nickname led a father of three to provide "sucker support" to a fellow extortionist, who was apparently plotting to kill a man also coincidentally known as "Jimbob".

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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