Penniless conman who posed as wealthy tycoon jailed over scam to buy Anthony Eden’s childhood home – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 29th, 2016 in fraud, mortgages, news, sentencing by tracey

‘William Davenport, 60, who claimed to earn almost half a million pounds a year as a computer executive, promised to spend whatever it took to preserve Windlestone Hall near Bishop Auckland in County Durham for future generations. But rather than being a jet-setting business mogul with millions in the bank, Davenport, was in fact a penniless conman, who span an elaborate web of deceit in order to build up a mind boggling property portfolio.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th September 2016