Just in case you have been conned by this character who is very intelligent and knowledgeable in legal as well as IT matters, here’s some of his public domain profile – with gratitude to the web and its memories:
01 Sep 2011: Shipston Man conned money out of aircraft buffs mentions that the multi-named person pleaded guilty on eight charges of fraud and recounts that he had been in jail for two years in 2005 – for conning money out of people claiming that he was dying of cancer;
23 Sep 2011: this article in a local Observer quotes the judge speaking of ‘calculated and persistent fraud‘ when he took the money for model aircraft without supplying them;
14 Jun 2013: David Henderson aka Kevin Crellin aka Golden Eagle Pilot – a blog post about not only conning people out of money but even getting a pilot into jail;
This story is covered by many local papers:
08 Jan 2014: Shipston Man in Court on Fraud Charges - a story in The Shuttle about him asking for money online and for having dishonestly offered flying lessons.
There are many more links to click, if you want to investigate the life of professional white collar criminal. Please get furious about having been victimised rather than feel ashamed and embarrassed and turn your fury into action.
He will be in Oxford Crown Court on 17 March next. Be there if you want to let him know directly how you feel!
I wish I knew why he harassed me. But a friend of mine called him an ‘ambulance chaser’, i.e. he runs after victims hoping to get money out of them, it seems. The fact that he ruined one of our winnable cases hurts. For a mum and her little daughter were at stake.