ACT Supreme Court jails Jesse Kirkwood for nearly six years over two-month long crime spree

Soofia Tariq
By Soofia Tariq
Updated June 24 2022 - 9:29pm, first published 7:30pm
Jesse Kirkwood, who was sentenced to more than five years in prison after a two-month crime spree. Picture: Instagram.

The self-proclaimed "world's greatest catfish" has been jailed for nearly six years over a two-month crime spree, during which he claimed to be a hitman, attempted to blackmail a man and robbed a teenager.


Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq

Cadet Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is

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