A JAILED conman ordered to compensate a woman he duped into believing she was to marry him, has not made any payment due to a mix-up over the prison in which he is now detained.

Fraudster Greg Wilson conned the woman and her sister to “invest” almost £58,000 in fictitious developments he claimed to be planning.

It was one of a number of counts of fraud admitted by the 40-year-old former soldier, of Baird House, Thornaby, who received a six-year prison sentence in April last year.

A crime proceeds hearing at Durham Crown Court, in April, was told Wilson has a £1,200 per month military pension.

Although there were said to be a number of “significant losers”, including business concerns, sporting clubs and other organisations, it was felt that the woman conned out of her savings was the “principal victim”.

He was ordered to pay her £36,000, at the rate of £1,000 per month.

But the case came back to court after the first three payments went unpaid.

It emerged the enforcement company was unaware Wilson has been transferred from Holme House Prison, in Stockton, to Kirklevington Grange, a category D facility, near Yarm, to serve the remainder of his sentence.

The court heard they would be informed of the move to enable them to arrange the payments from the defendant.


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