Made In Chelsea Star Victoria Baker-Harber’s Art Dealer Ex Inigo Philbrick Jailed For 7 Years
24 May 2022, 16:40 | Updated: 24 May 2022, 16:41
Made In Chelsea’s Victoria Baker-Harber’s former partner Inigo Philbrick has been jailed after pleading guilty to wire fraud.
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The art dealer previously lived in London, using money from customers to buy artwork, pay off finances and fund his luxury lifestyle.
He also posed as an expert on art business conferences according to federal prosecutors.
Inigo failed to appear for court hearings in London and Miami when his actions were uncovered back in 2019. He was eventually arrested by the FBI on the Pacific island of Vanuatu and charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
This week, in a Manhattan federal court he was sentenced to seven years behind bars and was ordered to forfeit £80million.
The scam is said to have earned him £16 million, with Inigo telling a judge in New York that he ‘did it for the money’, while documents supplied in court claimed his substance abuse contributed to his offence.
Victoria and Inigo share a baby daughter together, Gaia, who was born in November 2020.
In a recent episode of Made In Chelsea, Victoria promised to stand by her ex-fiancé, who was previously described by Tatler as ‘a Gatsby like figure.’