The wealthy owner of a landmark Swiss chalet imported to the Thames riverside has been fined £35,000 for running a company while banned.
Myck Djurberg, 57, lives in a the listed authentic chalet, imported in 1882, and is the boss of Hampton Riviera Marina & Boatyard.
The chalet and marina was listed for sale for £13m last year.
Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court heard Djurberg – aka Salvadeor Priost – was disqualified from acting as a company director by the High Court on November 27, 2008.
However, he was originally charged that between November 29, 2008 and September 7, 2010 he was a director of Lord Moser plc.
The company was concerned with civil engineering and general building work, with Djurberg described as an architectural designer.
He has designed 32 houseboats, which he hopes to sell for up to £850,000 .
The court ordered him to pay £25,000 of the fine by April 17 or serve fifteen months imprisonment.