Edward Davenport

2011- 2014 (Prison Sentence)

Edward  Davenport served a three year prison sentence for a series of advance-fee fraud schemes. He is said to have made £34.5 million through fraudulent activity. The self-styled 'Lord' came to prominence in the late 1980s as the organiser of the controversial Gatecrasher Balls for wealthy teenagers. Davenport attracted criticism for his business practices for the way he acquired the former High Commission building of Sierra Leone in London, during the country's civil war.