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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 January 2006, 14:00 GMT
Jilted lover jailed over revenge
Jeffrey Evans
Evans was planning to place more advertisements in magazines
A jilted man has been jailed for a "vicious and embarrassing" campaign against his ex-girlfriend.

Jeffrey Evans, of Victoria Street, Briton Ferry, used topless holiday photos of Mandy Johns to advertise her as a prostitute in pub toilets.

The court heard that Evans, 41, also placed the advert in a magazine.

The judge sentenced Evans to eight months in prison after he admitted five counts of harassment and one of burglary at Cardiff Crown Court.

The court heard how Evans, a divorced father-of-four placed the posters of Miss Johns in every pub toilet in her home town advertising her services as a prostitute.

Prosecutor John Warren told the court that on one night five men arrived at her home asking to see "Randy Mandy" for sex.

This is just a taster - there are some really horrible things to come
Jeffrey Evans' text message to his ex-girlfriend

Mr Warren said: "She then received a call from pornographic magazine Roxanne to tell her an advertisement had been placed.

"One 23-year-old man got in touch with her saying he was looking for some no-strings fun. She was left feeling frightened, degraded and embarrassed."

The court heard Evans sent his ex-girlfriend text messages warning "this is just a taster - there are some really horrible things to come".

Miss Johns, the court heard, had finished her five-year relationship with Evans after he failed to find work after losing his job.

Mr Warren said when he was arrested, police had found more adverts he had prepared for magazines - suggesting Miss Johns was offering sex to help pay her mortgage.

When your relationship ended you became jealous - and your reaction was utterly disgraceful
Judge Roderick Evans

Evans had also spray-painted on the windscreen of Miss Johns' car and broke into her home to steal her mobile phone, the court heard.

Judge Roderick Evans said: "When your relationship ended you became jealous - and your reaction was utterly disgraceful.

"You advertised her as widely as you could as a jobbing prostitute. Your campaign against her was of the most vicious, vitriolic and embarrassing sort."

The judge jailed Evans for eight months and placed him under an indefinite restraining order.





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