Christopher Paul Neil Biography
Christopher Paul Neil, born on June 27, 1974, in London, was raised by his parents, Eva Maria and Paul O’Neill. He gained various aliases such as Mr. Swirl, Face, or Vico, due to his involvement in an Interpol operation investigation. Mr. Swirl, also known as Christopher Paul Neil, was found guilty of child molestation. His case garnered significant media attention as Interpol investigated his sexual abuse of a minimum of 12 young boys in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.
Christopher Paul Neil Age
Born on February 6, 1975, in New Westminster, Canada, he is 49 years old. Each year, he commemorates his birthday on February 6.
Christopher Paul Neil Education
He registered at Maple Ridge, British Columbia, where he pursued studies and instruction to become a Catholic priest. However, his aspirations to join the priesthood were thwarted at the Seminary of Christ the King in Mission, British Columbia, as he did not meet the necessary qualifications. Consequently, he opted for a career in teaching.
Christopher Paul Neil Height /Weighs
He has an average height, measuring approximately 5 feet 7 inches, and his weight is approximately 70 kilograms.
Christopher Paul Neil Family
Neil was brought up by his parents, Eva Maria and Paul O’Neill. He has five half-sisters, namely Tatjana, Natascha, Stephanie, Annalisa, and Kare O’Neill.
His father relocated from New York to London during the 1960s to establish the European headquarters of Oppenheimer and Co, an investment bank based in New York.
Tragically, Neil’s father passed away in December 2004. His mother, Eva Maria O’Neill, actively participates in several charitable organizations, with a specific emphasis on preserving the cultural heritage of Salzburg, Austria.
Christopher Paul Neil Wife/Married
Neil is currently married to Princess Madeleine. The couple tied the knot on June 8, 2013, in a wedding ceremony held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
Their first child, Princess Leonore, was born on February 20, 2014. The following year, on June 15, Madeleine gave birth to their second child, Prince Nicolas. Their third child was born on March 9, 2018.
Christopher Paul Neil 2018
Christopher is currently confronting multiple fresh allegations following an extensive investigation. The convicted child molester is now facing ten additional charges connected to ongoing investigations conducted in Vancouver, Maple Ridge, and Cambodia. These charges encompass various forms of abuse, including physical, emotional, psychological, and even financial mistreatment.
According to Andrea Macpherson, this distressing reality is experienced by numerous seniors in the Metro Vancouver area. Crime Stoppers emphasizes that elder abuse is one of the most commonly unreported crimes, highlighting the urgent need to address and raise awareness about this issue.
Christopher Paul Neil Career
Following the internet release of pornographic images depicting abuse, he was apprehended by the Thai police in October 2007.
After completing his studies, he returned to the UK where he found employment in the Mergers and Acquisitions division of ‘NM’ Rothschild and Sons. Subsequently, he transitioned to VennWorks (LLP), an early-stage venture capital firm.
During his tenure at VennWorks, Neil assumed responsibilities such as financial analysis of potential investments and marketing the fund to institutional investors in Europe and the Middle East. This led him to spend a considerable amount of time in various European countries, including the UAE and Kuwait.
After accumulating six years of work experience, he pursued a two-year, full-time MBA program at Columbia Business School in New York.
Upon earning his MBA degree from Columbia in 2005, he held positions as a securities analyst at Steinberg Asset Management and was also involved with Noster Capital. Additionally, he engaged in investments in various entrepreneurial ventures.
From a young age, Christopher has displayed a keen interest in sports and outdoor activities, including downhill skiing, tennis, and golf.
Christopher Paul Neil Reddit
After a lengthy investigation, Neil is currently facing multiple new charges. As a convicted pedophile, he now confronts ten fresh charges related to over 200 photographs that surfaced on the internet, depicting the abuse. These photographs triggered a worldwide manhunt, famously known as Operation Vico.
On March 10, it was discovered that Neil did not have legal representation. Consequently, he was provided with a lawyer, and the trial was rescheduled for June 2. Eventually, on August 15, 2008, he received a sentence of 39 months in prison along with a $1,780 fine.
Further legal issues arose when Neil was arrested on August 2, 2013, at his residence for breaching his recognizance. In October, he pleaded guilty, and subsequent investigations revealed child pornography on his laptop and cell phone.
On May 6, 2014, he faced sentencing, receiving a three-month jail term and three years of probation.
Christopher Paul Neil 2015
In December 2015, a British Columbia court sentenced Neil to a prison term of five and a half years, which was later reduced to 15 months.
He was released from prison in March 2017 and currently resides in Vancouver. However, there are court-ordered restrictions placed on him. These restrictions prohibit certain behaviors, such as having contact with underage individuals, possessing or accessing electronic devices with internet capabilities, and enlisting others to perform such actions on his behalf.
Christopher Paul Neil Korea
After Interpol posted reconstructed images of Veco (an alias used by Neil) on their website, over 350 individuals reached out to the organization, with five individuals specifically identifying the man as Neil.
At the time of identification, Neil was employed as an English teacher at Kwangju Foreign School in Gwangju, South Korea. However, upon being publicly recognized, he promptly fled to Thailand. His arrest took place in the Nakhon Ratchasima Province, located in the Isan region of northeast Thailand, on an unspecified date in October 2007.
Christopher Paul Neil Net Worth
As of 2022, the exact net worth of Christopher Paul Neil is currently under review and will be updated in due course.