Stephen Emmanuel Jack, who now studies in the UK, has been jailed for 3 years for seducing six women on dating websites and cheating them out of £186,000, according to a report by UK Mirror. Find the report below…
A lonely hearts conman was jailed for three years after cheating six women out of £186,000 through dating websites. Police believe student Emmanuel Jack, 26, claimed to be an architect, engineer and gem broker, while talking them into handing over the money.
Using aliases including John Creed, John Windsor and Johnnie Carlo Rissi, the cash was said to be needed for business purposes.
The love rat, who was studying for a business degree at the University of Salford, admitted 11 counts of money laundering totalling £186,000 and possession of articles for use in fraud at Manchester Crown Court.
Detective Constable Stuart Donohue said: “While we strongly suspect – but cannot prove – that Jack was the person who was communicating with these women, what we can prove is that money totalling close to £277,000 has been transferred through his bank accounts “Woman from across the globe were targeted and exploited. Women, who in most cases were vulnerable and lonely. “Some took out loans, others lost life savings, they believed they were speaking with a man who had genuine feelings for them, a man who loved them and wanted to be with them and who they genuinely believed to be a soul mate.”
Officers also liaised with Delta police in relation to a victim from Ohio. She met a man who called himself John or Johnnie Carlo Rissi who was from America but had moved to England to set up as a gem broker he requested money to help with a tax issue and for assistance with payroll, along with various other excuses. Nine transfers totalling £18,924 were sent. A Proceeds of Crime Act hearing is scheduled to take place on May 16.