Adviser jailed after blowing conned millions on 'playboy lifestyle'

£4.5m on gambling and escorts

Hannah Godfrey
clock
"You were gambling away a large part of the money entrusted to you, while maintaining a playboy lifestyle" - Judge Alan Conrad
Image:

"You were gambling away a large part of the money entrusted to you, while maintaining a playboy lifestyle" - Judge Alan Conrad

A financial adviser has been jailed for eight years after blowing some £4.5m of fraudulent money on Russian prostitutes, expensive hotels and gambling.

According to the Daily Mail, Merseyside-based Neil Bartlett conned £4.5m from lifelong friends and family while claiming to be investing their pensions and life savings. The fraud was said to have started...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser

 

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence.
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters.
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection.
  • Tap into our community intellignece through our regular Pro Adviser poll.
  • 
 Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes.

Join

 

Already a Professional Adviser member?

Login

More on Your profession

Winners revealed for Gold Standard Awards 2021

Winners revealed for Gold Standard Awards 2021

19th year

Tom Ellis
clock 28 October 2021 • 2 min read
Black employees are the least likely to report equal recognition at work relative to their colleagues, according to the report.

Black employees heavily discriminated against within financial services industry

Half (52%) of black employees in the financial services industry have said they do not have equal opportunities at work, according to a new survey from reboot. and Coleman Parks.

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
clock 28 October 2021 • 3 min read
SJP committed to helping its 'partners' become Net Zero by 2035.

SJP commits to 'climate positive' operations by 2025

Four climate targets

clock 22 October 2021 • 2 min read