‘I escaped Britain’s biggest love rat who scammed almost £2m from his victims’

A woman has told of her lucky escape after falling for “Britain’s biggest love rat”, thought to have raked in £2million from victims of his various crimes.

Tracy Greenhill, 47, was smitten after meeting “perfect gent” Jasper Golyer on Facebook Dating.

He bragged he was an ex-SAS soldier who had twice met the Queen, had two degrees, and even boasted he had a Blue Badge for parking after a sailing accident.

READ MORE: Top lawyer dead after 'drunken balcony fall' in Mexico may have been shot in head

But she grew suspicious and found his real name was John Keady, and he had been jailed for eight years for conning women out of £70,000 in a romance scam.

The mum of two said of their first date: “I was struck by how romantic he was.”

But she noticed things that didn’t add up. Tracy said: “When I noticed Jasper using a credit card with a woman’s name on it, he claimed she was his PA.”

A peek at his blue badge revealed his real name and a Google search yielded “scores of articles about his previous deceptions”.

Tracy added: “My jaw fell open. Suddenly, Jasper’s attentiveness took a sinister turn.”

  • Huge fire near UK 'weapons systems factory' as 'casualties rushed from scene'

Police advised Tracy, from Dorset, to end the relationship.

She said: “I was nervous but Jasper showed no emotion. Now I worry ‘Jasper’ will dupe some other unsuspecting woman.”

For further advice on romance fraud, Tracy recommends catchthecatfish.com.

Keep up to date with all the latest news stories. By signing up for one of Daily Star's free newsletters here.


  • 'Idiot' burglars who broke into UK zoo to harass giraffe and kick at tigers fined
  • Cartel massacre fears as 47 sacks of human remains found buried under nightclub
  • Dismembered head, legs and arms found in suitcase in grim motorway discovery

Source: Read Full Article