Fake millionaire tycoon gets prison for dating foreign girls scam
US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain described John Edward Taylor as sick and dangerous as she
ordered him to serve three years and 10 months in prison on top of 14 months he served after a
related Virginia conviction.
The judge said 16 of Taylor's two dozen victims from New York to Atlanta lost from hundreds dollars
to more than $50 000 after encountering his "pursuit of money, regard, love and control, She
said some affected individuals, Who lost a total greater than $290 000, Were left financially ruined
while others had credit ratings ruined or were left drowning in fear, dejection, Anxiety and concern
because of their personal safety.
The scam ended after a married couple who met Taylor at a Philadelphia Phillies game they attended
with their children on April 25, 2015, published him to the FBI.
the daddy, proven in court only as DS, Was among six people who spoke at the sentencing as Taylor
drooped his head at the defense table.
the daddy said Taylor, 48, Boasted he was a billionaire oil tycoon as he led your beloved, for
instance a child with special needs, Onto picture elevator and down to first row seats, Where
everyone from ushers to spectators gushed what a good guy Taylor was.
Only daily, the daddy said,
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the father said his family, Which lost a few hundred greenbacks, Was deceived by "an
exceptionally, Very charismatic man,
"custom made fall under his spell, the daddy said.
'Mental diet-related crisis'
Assistant US Attorney Jonathan Rebold requested a substantive prison sentence, Saying Taylor had
higher 10 past contacts with the criminal justice system.
mostly, Taylor expressed interest in hiring the victims to work on a new business while others got a
pitch for a romantic or personal relationship, The district attorney said.
soon, Taylor would sometimes steal the identities of victims to buy things, exchange funds, Open new
accounts or use their charge cards, he was quoted saying.
Once experienced, Taylor would threaten for you sexually explicit images he had coerced from victims
to their employers if they tried to collect debts, Rebold being said.
Defence attorney Julia Gatto sought leniency, going to say Taylor, within the "intellectual
health crisis, tried using suicide in prison and tried to disfigure himself by carving writings into
his arm. She said a long prison sentence "can simply kill Mr Taylor,
Taylor, His left forearm covered with cloth, Choked up as he apologised to victims he never tried.
He called by his own a liar and a "boasting, haughty thief.