And what, you ask, is this hope based on? The Dom Post tells us:
The Crafars said they expected to be able to pay their debts before the Overseas Investment Office could rule.
"It should have already happened by now, except for a bit of a hiccup," Mrs Crafar said.Sounds like your classic Nigerian 419 scam to me. Is that really their best hope?
The couple are trying to secure $2.7m from an unnamed Australian investor to pay the application fee for a US$200m loan from an institutional investor in Bahrain, who would source the cash from Swiss bank accounts.