The strange make-believe world of a 'devious, narcissistic' serial fraudster who led a double life

In the murky, Walter Mitty world of serial con artists – and many believe the yarns they spin – there are fraudsters with fantastic covers and then there is Jody Oliver.

Jody Oliver
Jody Oliver

Quite simply, Oliver – whose make-believe existence as a cruise ship boss earned him the title Captain Hogwash – is among the most memorable criminal cheats I’ve encountered during half-a-century in journalism. He is a Billy Liar with bad intentions.

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Top Stories

More from the Shropshire Star

UK & International News