Conman tricked elderly clients out of £1.5m
The Herald|January 22, 2022
SPENT MONEY ON GAMBLING AND HOLIDAYS

AN evil conman blew hundreds of thousands of pounds of his victims’ money on gambling and holidays, a court heard.

Shameless financial adviser Mark Jensen tricked elderly and sometimes dying clients out of more than £1.5 million over a decade.

The 52-year-old befriended customers and vowed to invest their life savings – but spent much of the money on himself.

One of his victims was his own elderly aunt.

Jensen was jailed for five years and four months in March last year but was dragged back to Plymouth Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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