A former Eastbourne pupil is now on Britain’s most wanted list after allegedly defrauding a woman of £850,000.
British police recently issued a European arrest warrant for former Eastbourne College student Mark Acklom, 43, who is believed to be on the run in Spain.
He is now on the National Crime Agency’s most wanted list on suspicion of fraud by false representation, after he allegedly told partner Carolyn Woods he was an MI6 agent and tricked her into giving him nearly £1 million.
He is described as 5ft 10 with a medium build, dark brown hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or 900 555 111 from Spain.
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