Nigella Lawson's Ex-Assistants Cleared of Fraud

Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo were accused of racking up more than $1 million in fraudulent charges.
3:00 | 12/20/13

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-- needs were discussing in a trial that we have been following a verdict just in now from the trial involving celebrity chef Nigel Lawson. Two of our former assistants who were accused of stealing a million dollars from her. Have just been acquitted Dan Abrams been watching this case very closely -- joins us -- and your reaction. To the verdict Josh not guilty it's a surprising verdict for two former assistance of Nigel Lawson her husband accused of using this celebrity chefs credit cards. To spend over a million dollars on extravagant trips and other personal expense it's. The defense that Lawson had effectively given them permission to use those credit cards. Part of an effort to cover up her drug use. And whether she was just in -- occasional user of drugs or a regular user became a crucial issue in this case so. Now the sisters will be able to walk free. But Nigel Lawson will likely to continue to feel the impact of this trial there -- certainly -- more thank you for that Dan Abrams.

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