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Shane Warne's most controversial moments

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 22: While he was serving his year-long ban in 2003, a South African mother-of-three Helen Cohen Alon accused Shane Warne of bombarding her with vulgar text messages. The then 47-year-old mother of three claimed she was offered R200,000 to keep quiet by Warne’s associate Gavin Varajes, but was paid only half the amount, following which, she went public with the revelations. She was later convicted of extortion and sent to prison for 18 months.

Vulgar texting

While he was serving his year-long ban in 2003, a South African mother-of-three, Helen Cohen Alon, accused Warne of bombarding her with vulgar text messages. She claimed she was offered R200,000 to keep quiet by Warne’s associate Gavin Varajes, but was paid only half the amount, following which she went public with the revelations. She was later convicted of extortion and sent to prison for 18 months.

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