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Brian Ellington arrested in New York City

One of Lovefraud’s con artist poster boys, James Brian Ellington, was arrested in New York City on May 15, 2009 at nearly 1 a.m. for trespass, forced entry and assault. According to the New York Post, where the case was cited in yesterday’s police blotter, Ellington “was arrested for assaulting a female friend when she demanded that he leave her Upper East Side apartment.”

Lovefraud was advised of the arrest by a reader that afternoon, who said Ellington “is scheduled to be arraigned tonight, and due to his criminal past, is unlikely to make bail. Furthermore, he has no money for bail and no one left to lend it to him, having even called the woman he assaulted from the courthouse to beg for her help.”

Loveraud forwarded the information to Eve Hawkins, one of Ellington’s many victims who wrote about her experience in our case study. Since Hawkins went public about the case, even creating a website called Brian Ellington: Lost Wallet Con Artist, she’s heard from perhaps a dozen other people who he victimized. Besides the lost wallet scam, Ellington liked to pretend to be a golf pro, betting $500 to $1,000 per hole, and when he lost, skipping out without paying.

Previous warrants for Ellington’s arrest had been issued. Hawkins and some of the guy’s other victims are in touch with New York City police and prosecutors to make sure they have all the information about the guy’s criminal history. The status of the case is available on the New York State Unified Court System website.

The Lovefraud reader who passed on this most recent tip wrote, “Thank you so much for keeping this site up and this information available. i truly believe it just helped save a woman’s life.”

Lovefraud hopes this predator gets locked up for a long time.



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  1. pollyannanomore says:

    Well at least this will slow him down a bit … it is some small measure of justice – many of us don’t ever get to see the people who destroyed our lives charged with anything.

    Are you one of his targets?



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  2. updates says:

    2006 Harrassment and subsequent Bail jumping cases have been finalized, per New York online webcrims court website – Ellington pled guilty and was sentenced to 45 days imprisonment with fines also, however in the appareance section by “pled guilty” it says RoR which is “Release on Recognicance”:

    Case #:
    2006QN064460

    Defendant: Ellington, James B
    Defendant Name: Ellington, James B
    Birth Year:1974
    NYSID:935186R
    Incident and Arrest
    Incident Date:October 8, 2006
    Summons/Ticket #: CJTN:58559225P
    Arrest Date & Time:November 16, 2006 12:30
    Arrest #:Q06662484
    Officer Agency:NYPD Command:108

    Attorney InformationDefense Attorney
    Type:Legal Aid
    Court Date:May 22, 2009 Court Part:AP1
    Address:120-46 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, NY 11415
    Phone:718-286-2000 Assistant District Attorney Assigned:June 11, 2009

    Next AppearanceDate:November 29, 2010
    Court:Queens Criminal Court Part:CASHIER

    Docket Sentence Description:
    CVA Fee Imposed $25
    Imprisonment for 45 Days
    Final Order of Protection 3 Years
    Surcharge Imposed $175

    Case Details – Charges
    Case Information

    Court:
    Queens Criminal Court

    Case #:
    2006QN064460

    Defendant:
    Ellington, James B Charge Detail Disposition/Sentence
    PL 240.30 1A A Misdemeanor, 1 count, Not an arrest charge, Arraignment charge
    Description:
    Aggravated Harassment-2nd Deg
    PL 240.30 02 A Misdemeanor, 1 count, Not an arrest charge, Arraignment charge
    Description:
    Agg Har-2nd:telephone
    PL 240.30 1B
    **TOP CHARGE** A Misdemeanor, 1 count, Not an arrest charge, Arraignment charge
    Description:
    Ag Harass-2:caus Comm To Alarm
    PL 215.55 00 A Misdemeanor, 1 count, Not an arrest charge, Not an arraignment charge
    Description:
    Bail Jumping 3rd Degree
    Date Added:
    09/29/2010 Pled Guilty, Imprisonment For 45 Days, Final Order Of Protection For 3 Years
    PL 240.26 01 Violation, 1 count, Not an arrest charge, Arraignment charge
    Description: Harassment 2nd- Phy Contact

    Case Information
    Court:
    Queens Criminal Court
    Case #:
    2006QN064460

    Defendant:
    Ellington, James B Date/
    Part Judge Calendar
    Section Arraignment/
    Hearing Type Court
    Reporter Outcome/
    Release Status
    11/29/2010
    CASHIER TO PAY SURCHARGE No Type

    09/29/2010
    JP1 Zaro, S JURY TRIAL No Type Wise, M
    Pled Guilty & Sentence Imposed
    RoR Continued

    09/13/2010
    JP1 Lopez, G PENDING No Type Nason,
    Case Continued (adjourned)
    RoR Continued

    07/13/2010
    JP1 Margulis, I PENDING No Type Apicella,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    06/21/2010
    JP1 Melendez, S PENDING No Type Carroll,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    04/28/2010
    AP1 Margulis, I PENDING No Type Apicella,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    03/03/2010
    AP1 Gerald, L PENDING No Type Nevins,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    01/21/2010
    AP1 O’donoghue, M PENDING No Type Driver,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    12/14/2009
    AP1 Margulis, I PENDING No Type Nason,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    10/26/2009
    AP1 Koenderman, E PENDING No Type Nevin,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    09/08/2009
    AP1 Koenderman, E PENDING No Type Stewart,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    RoR Continued

    07/08/2009
    AP1 Serita, T PENDING No Type Apicella,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    Released on Recognizance

    06/11/2009
    AP1 O’donoghue, M PENDING No Type Silberger,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    Bond $1 (Not Posted)

    05/22/2009
    AP1 Serita, T PENDING No Type Nason,
    Case Continued (adjourned) – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    Bond $1 (Not Posted)

    05/18/2009
    AP1 Raciti, R PENDING No Type Nason,
    Case Continued (adjourned), Returned On Warrant – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    Bond $1 (Not Posted)

    07/24/2008
    AP1 Margulis, I PENDING No Type O Connor,
    Arrest Warrant Ordered – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued

    06/04/2008
    AP1 Margulis, I PENDING Desk Appearance Ticket Driver,
    Case Continued (adjourned), Returned On Warrant – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued
    Released on Recognizance

    12/11/2006
    AR2A Zigman, A PENDING Not Arraigned Cavanagh,
    Arrest Warrant Ordered – Temporary Order Of Protection Issued



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  3. Ox Drover says:

    Dear Updates:

    You don’t have to post your same update on different threads, one will do. They come up on the left so people can see them. If we have threads going, and a BUNCH of new or revived old threads comeup all at once it scrolls off the bottom the ones that people are “talking” on making it more difficult for people to find answers to their comments.

    Believe me, I read your post updating about this man, and I expect most people will read it, so no need to post it in multiple places. Though I don’t know anyone personally that was involved with THIS man, I am glad that he is at least not getting 100% away with his crimes against humanity! What a creep!

    Thanks for keeping this man’s name in the ugly news!



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  4. Kaymer79 says:

    James Brian Ellington is back to his old tricks and I am a victim to his lies!! I was unfortunate to meet this guy and believed the lies he told me about being a Yale Graduate, Mensa Member, Sortprice.com owner, and famed wrestling fanatic. He went by the name James Ciarlo. Claimed to live on 91st and 1st avenue with his roommate Vinny and their pug Sidney. He even sent me pictures of the dog next to the Christmas tree. I had a feeling something was off because no men in their mid 30s in NYC have a fully decorated Xmass tree with presents wrapped ahead of time.

    I dated him for two months and was never able to pinpoint exactly what was going on with him but he was charming and fun to be around so I kept the glass half full. After he stood me up a few times and found many holes in his continuous lies, I ceased seeing him. I called him out on his lies and then he continued to contact me and make plans to prove me wrong. Of course he never came through with his plans because he was lying! In my never ending search for him online (someone of his claimed to be status should have something listed about him on the internet) I came across a new site that was published a few days ago:

    http://cyberpaths.blogspot.com/2009/05/james-brian-ellington-caught-jailed.html

    After reading this website, I was brought to another website about him:

    http://www.lovefraud.com/03_trueLovefraudStories/Brian_Ellington_sex_and_fraud.html

    After further research this man had 44 pages of arrest records in the state of North Carolina and had an entire website devoted to him and his actions in 2006. He has many aliases and has said to scam not only women but the gay community as well. He was arrested for assaulting a woman in 2009 and I believe he is a danger to our community.

    I have contacted the Lovefraud.com website and the owner contacted me back that two other women have already contacted her since the cyberpath.com site has been live blowing his cover. She told me that she believes that James has been the one person on this site that she’s had the most emails about. Imagine that!!

    I’ve contacted every news source possible about this guy. He needs to be exposed and taken down!



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  5. mtbecknj says:

    He is using the website:

    datehookup.com username JNYC

    646-599-1082

    uncwrestler@gmail.com

    In case he is using a different name….hopefully you can google search him by these elements and find out who he really is!



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  6. Brian Ellington arrested again on June 11, 2011 on drug charges.



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  7. Ox Drover says:

    He is always going to be doing SOMETHING…hope he eventually does something bad enough that he gets some SERIOUS prison time and is kept off the streets. Hopefully no one gets hurt too badly before that happens.



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  8. CFOX says:

    Donna Andersen…if you would actually call the DA’s office you would find out that the Brian Ellington who you referred to in your writing was arrested on drug charges! THE TRUTH IS THAT THE GUY ARRESTED WAS A BLACK MAN AND NOT THE BRIAN ELLINGTON YOU KEEP TALKING ABOUT. YOU LEAD A MISERABLE LIFE AND HATE MEN BECAUSE YOU YOURSELF ARE A PYSCHOPATH WHO ACTUALLY NEEDS THE HELP. ONE OF THESE DAYS THE LAW WILL CATCH UP TO YOU BECAUSE ALL YOU DO IS PUBLISH ARTICLES FROM WOMEN WHO HATE MEN THAT ARE NOT TRUE! BETTER CHECK WHAT YOU SAY FIRST BEFORE YOU GO AROUND FALSY ACCUSING SOMEONE OF SOMETHING THEY DID NOT DO



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  9. one/joy_step_at_a_time says:

    Donna – still getting that http 404 error.

    sigh, so late to go out and water the garden.



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