Rather than blither on about how Norman stole my gear, today I thought I would talk about fraud / scams and how serious the problem is in the UK.
From my experience alone I’ve come across many other victims of fraud; both in the media industry and also other victims of Norman Fowler. To give you an idea of the scale of the problem, when I was first visited by the Norfolk Constabulary, the Police Officer told me that I was the fourth victim of fraud he was visiting that day.
Just under a week has passed since I report Norman Fowler to the Norfolk Police and I feel that we’re starting to make progress. Although the Norfolk Police are seemingly failing to act upon the information I have provided them, Chloe Smith, the local conservative MP has started the ball rolling after reading the two emails I sent to her, which I am thankful for.
I’m still very frustrated with the attitude of the Norfolk Police, but other victims of Norman Fowler have told me that this is something they have all faced when trying to report the actions of the repetitive conman. However, I’m not willing to simply just let it be so and hopefully will inspire other victims to also try and achieve some kind of action, despite the lack of help from their local police. Continue reading →
My name is Tom, I am a self employed videographer based in Norwich.
Times are hard as we all know and to supplement my income, which can be quite unstable, I thought I would rent out some of my photography / videography equipment.
Recently I rented a number of items to a man called Norman Fowler, it wasn’t the conservative MP, but a chap who seemed very trustworthy and knowledgeable about photography. He provided me with his driving license, passport, a signed rental agreement and £300 in cash to rent one of my cameras and also a lens which I had saved for a lengthy period of time to pay for. Continue reading →