There’s a court case on the go at the moment where a car salesman allegedly pretended to be an MI5 agent and persuaded a group of students that the IRA were after them. In the 10 years (yup, you read that right, 10 years) that this went on apparently he conned a total of ï¿½650,000 out of them. Not only this, but it gets weirder… Today’s report details the fact that he even made one of them ‘act gay’. The student in question (now 34) admits that he ‘didn’t show the greatest intelligence’ during the affair. No shit Sherlock.