Return of King Con!
Jimmy Wilson James H. "Jimmy" Wilson (January 1, 1931 – November 19, 1986) was a pro-business Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972-1976, who is most remembered in politics for having switched affiliation to the Republican Party in 1978 and then coming thought he was made when he won a massive compensation payout from the Government over a land deal.
Former demolition man Jimmy had the biggest-ever claim against the Scottish Office The Scottish Office was a department of the United Kingdom Government from 1885 until 1999, exercising a wide range of government functions in relation to Scotland under the control of the Secretary of State for Scotland. when they drove the M74 extension through his Kenmuir Farm at Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, estate, United States
Mount Vernon, NE Va., overlooking the Potomac River near Alexandria, S of Washington, D.C.; home of George Washington from 1747 until his death in 1799. , on the outskirts of Glasgow.
But now he is battling to hold on to the cash - for he is the latest target of KING CON John Entwistle.
Crooked Entwistle is behind an amazing a·maze
v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es
1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.
2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
v.intr. pounds 14 MILLION court claim against Jimmy.
But this is not the first time the 60-year-old fraudster fraudster
a person who commits a fraud; swindler has struck.
Five years ago, Entwistle fronted a bogus pounds 250 MILLION leisure-development scam, claiming it had the backing of a mega-rich Saudi prince.
He also conned the Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the main leader of the Church of England and by convention is also recognised as head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The current archbishop is Rowan Williams. out of pounds 12,000.
He was last jailed for smuggling smuggling, illegal transport across state or national boundaries of goods or persons liable to customs or to prohibition. Smuggling has been carried on in nearly all nations and has occasionally been adopted as an instrument of national policy, as by Great Britain arms-sensitive computer components behind the Iron Curtain For the Iron Maiden video by the same name, see .
Behind the Iron Curtain is a concert recorded by Nico for "Pandora's Music Box '85" at De Doelen Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal (Great Hall), in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on October 9, 1985. .
Now he is demanding 15 per cent of Jimmy Wilson's assets.
Entwistle wants a share of a building- materials stockpile he values at more than pounds 90 MILLION.
He is also demanding 15 per cent of Jimmy's pounds 2 million compensation payout.
Last night Mr Wilson said: "Entwistle conned and lied his way into my life when he heard about my claim.
"He told me he was a man of God, and I took him into my home.
"I fed him and bought him new clothes."
Mr Wilson, who openly admits he can't read or write, says he was totally taken in by Entwistle's lies.
Jimmy, 62, said: "I did not know a thing about Entwistle's background.
"Now I feel a right bloody idiot. I know I have lost scores of friends and contacts because of it.
"After all the pressure I was put under, I suffered a massive heart attack six months ago.
"It was touch and go for me, but it made me see the light in more ways than one, and I told Entwistle where to get off."
Jimmy's family even placed banners in full view of the busy M74 motorway to let the world know how they all feel about Entwistle.
The crook instructed top Glasgow lawyers Tilson MacLaurin to begin court proceedings against Mr Wilson, claiming 15 per cent of his payout from the Scottish Office.
Entwistle initially won an interim interdict interdict (ĭn`tərdĭkt), ecclesiastical censure notably used in the Roman Catholic Church, especially in the Middle Ages. When a parish, state, or nation is placed under the interdict no public church ceremony may take place, only certain preventing Jimmy Wilson selling his stockpile of sandstone, bricks and topsoil at his re- cycling plant.
Just five years ago, we revealed that jailbird Entwistle was the frontman front·man
1. also front man A man who serves as a nominal leader but who lacks real authority.
2. Music A leading singer with a group. for a pounds 250 MILLION development scheme in the Kilpatrick Hills near Clydebank.
The silver-tongued liar claimed a mega-rich Saudi prince was backing the lavish scheme to turn the Kilpatrick Hills into a giant leisure park.
But when the Sunday Mail contacted Prince Khalid, he said his family had nothing to do with the plan and were furious their names were being used.
A struck-off lawyer, and another jailbird were also involved, and the doomed scheme left a trail of debts and devastation in its wake.
Crippled farmer Donald Buchanan said: "I was offered more than pounds 2 MILLION for my farm, and I bought another wee place on the strength of it all.
"But the offer from the Kilpatrick Estates lot never materialised, and I lost a fortune.
"It took me months and months to sell the farm, and eventually I virtually had to give it away for around a tenth of what I had been offered."
When we confronted brazen Entwistle, he had the cheek to maintain HE was also a victim of the Kilpatrick Hills sting.
And he pleaded: "Give a man a break.
"You've already had one pop at me over the Kilpatrick scheme ... I lost more than pounds 28,000 on that myself.
"All I'm doing now is claiming what I'm owed. Despite it all, I still consider Jimmy Wilson a friend. It's just business.
"I worked hard and acted as a consultant for three years to help Jimmy Wilson prepare his claim. I'm confident of winning what I'm due. Please give me a break.
"It's hard for a man my age to get a job. All I want is to work away as best I can."
The Archbishop of Canterbury handed over pounds 12,000 when Entwistle and a sidekick claimed he could free hostage envoy Terry Waite Terry Waite CBE (born May 31 1939 in Styal, Cheshire, England) is a British humanitarian and author. In the 1980s he was the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assistant for Anglican Communion Affairs under Robert Runcie. in Lebanon.
More recently, Entwistle has been courting favour with Scotland's Catholic Church leader, Cardinal Thomas Winning.
Church spokesman, Father Tom Connolly Thomas Henry Connolly (December 31, 1870 - April 28, 1961) was an English-American umpire in Major League Baseball. He officiated in the National League from 1898 to 1900, followed by 31 years of service in the American League from 1901 to 1931. said: "Mr Entwistle did attempt to offer his services regarding finance and property.
"But I believe he has now been told we do not wish to take up any of his offers."