Friday, March 30, 2018

Alex Hope - UK Con Man

Alex Hope, 29, was jailed for seven years in 2015 for swindling £5.5 million out of his investors to fund his lavish lifestyle. He was then ordered to serve an extra 18 months behind bars in September 2016 after handing over just £1,000 of a £166,696 confiscation order.

The swindler begged to be allowed out on day release so he could volunteer at a food bank in Brixton. Instead of that, the fraudster went on a £75,000 party spree, which included sending a bottle of champagne to pop star Rihanna.
Hope was released from Brixton prison on 30 November 2016 and immediately re-arreseted. He had three bank cards in his possession. Hope admitted one count of perverting the course of justice and was sentenced to 16 months.