Landlord, 71, convicted of racially abusing a Slovakian traffic warden for ...

sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more
'Britain's most hated landlord' who banned 'coloured' tenants for 'smelling of curry' is convicted of racially abusing a Slovakian traffic warden for giving him a parking ticket  Fergus Wilson, 71, has been convicted of a hate crime after his racist comments Zuzana Austin, 38, said that the shocking incident has left her 'traumatised'  He said previously he didn't want 'coloured' tenants 'because of the curry smell' Wilson claimed the language he used is no longer offensive in the 21st century

By Neil Sears for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:00 GMT, 8 November 2019 | Updated: 04:17 GMT, 9 November 2019

2

View
comments

A multi-millionaire landlord has been convicted of racially abusing a Slovakian traffic warden who gave him a parking ticket.

Fergus Wilson, who helped his wife build a property empire worth £200million, previously made headlines for saying he did not want 'coloured' tenants 'because of the curry smell'.

The 71-year-old has now been convicted of a hate crime after his rant at Zuzana Austin, 38, left her 'traumatised'.

He was caught on camera saying: 'Do you even speak English? Take your stupid f****** f***y back to your own place where you came from.'

Fergus Wilson (pictured with his wife Judith), 71, attacked Zuzana Austin, 38, - whose husband Michael is English - after she gave him a £70 ticket in April 2018 in Maidstone, Kent

Fergus Wilson (pictured with his wife Judith), 71, attacked Zuzana Austin, 38, - whose husband Michael is English - after she gave him a £70 ticket in April 2018 in Maidstone, Kent

Wilson and his wife Judith bought their first buy-to-let home in 1986 and at one point had around 750. He prompted outcry in 2017 after advising letting agents: 'No coloured people because of the curry smell at the end of the tenancy.'

The storm led to a ruling by the Equality and Human Rights Commission that landlords could not discriminate

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV Lula's release reignites Brazil's opposition mogaznewsen
NEXT UN keeps Darfur peacekeepers but hopes for their departure