Fraudster who targets women on dating sites is on the run

Fraudster who targets women on dating sites is on the run

A fraudster who pretends to be terminally ill and a millionaire to target women on dating sites is on the run after being recalled to prison.

Christopher Matt, 29, is wanted by police after failing to comply with his licence following a 2014 sexual assault and fraud conviction.

Matt, whose last known address was Camden, was jailed for four years on June 16 2014 and released on a licence on September 11 last year, which has now been revoked.

The Metropolitan Police said Matt is known to target women on dating sites and gains their trust by “claiming to be terminally ill with a brain tumour”.

Police said he also claims to be a millionaire, promising “vast sums of money to his victims as he’s dying and just wants to help people”.

Matt travelled extensively and visited his fraud victims in the North West, North East, Midlands and Merseyside.

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