Brexiteer conned Dragon’s Den firm

A Tory activist who produced Brexit: The Movie was jailed for nearly four years for conning Dragon’s Den entrepreneur James Caan’s business into investing £519,000 in his company. David Shipley, 37,  masterminded the pro-Leave film, which featured Nigel Farage and David Davis. The movie came out a month before the 2016 referendum. Shipley admitted fraudulently gaining a £519,000 investment in his financial recruitment company by altering his bank statements to inflate his earnings. He approached TV star Mr Caan’s business,…

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