Literary agent jailed for cheating would-be authors out of thousands – The Guardian

Posted March 31st, 2011 in news, publishing, sentencing, theft by sally

“A literary agent who duped budding authors and investors into handing over more than £500,000 for non-existent film and book deals has been jailed for six years. Robin Price, a former cinema manager from north Devon, claimed he had contacts in Hollywood including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese and Johnny Depp.”

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The Guardian, 30th March 2011