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Mark Richard G. Acklom (born 1973) is an English conman and fraudster who is on Britain’s National Crime Agency’s list of 10 most-wanted fugitives. His criminal career began at the age of 16 and he has been jailed three times in Spain. He is wanted by Avon & Somerset Police on suspicion of fraud by false representation.
Mark Acklom Early life
Mark Acklom was born in the Lambeth district of London in 1973, the oldest of four children. He was educated at the private Dulwich Preparatory School and then Eastbourne College. He was first jailed in 1991 when he was sentenced to four years in a young offender institution for stealing his father’s American Express card and posing as a stockbroker to commit a £1m fraud that included obtaining a £446,168 mortgage on a house and hiring private jets. He was described by the judge as “utterly selfish and completely ruthless”. His parents, who informed the police of their son’s activities, sold their house in Bromley and began to rent in order to raise money to help pay off his debts. The events were the subject of an episode of Crime Limited in August 1993.
Mark Acklom Career
Acklom has been jailed three times in Spain. He is wanted by Avon & Somerset Police on suspicion of fraud by false representation after he started a romantic relationship with a woman in 2012, telling her he was Mark Conway, a rich Swiss banker and MI6 agent. The woman lent him a total of £850,000 which has never been repaid. His other aliases are alleged to include Marc Ros Rodriguez, George Kennedy and Zac Moss.
In May 2017, he was reported to have been seen and photographed in a cafe in Switzerland with wanted fugitive Costas Estevez. Police seeking to detain Acklom under a European Arrest Warrant had previously been searching for him in Spain after he was released early from jail there before the warrant could be issued.
Acklom is on the National Crime Agency’s list of 10 most-wanted fugitives. On 30 June 2018 Acklom was arrested at an apartment in Zürich and is currently awaiting extradition hearing proceedings.
Mark Acklom Family
Acklom is married to Maria Yolanda Ros Rodriguez who uses the aliases Yolanda Ross, Maria Long, and Mary Moss. The couple has two daughters.
Mark Acklom Latest News
Mark Acklom, 45, allegedly posed as a Swiss banker and an MI6 agent during a year-long relationship with a woman and is accused of tricking her out of her life savings of £850,000 in 2012, according to police.
He was escorted from Geneva to Bristol airport by specially trained officers on Friday, Avon and Somerset’s police said, and appeared at Bristol magistrates court on Saturday.
The Swiss supreme court last week rejected Acklom’s argument that his human rights would not be guaranteed in a post-Brexit Britain, according to Sky News.
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