Jacob was a houseparent at 75a Mildmay Park children’s home, between 1970 and 1972 and later worked for Islington caring for older people. In 1986, he was imprisoned for 4 years for running a network of child sexual exploitation in Piccadilly Circus. The Judge said Jacob’s employers did not know about his activities. He had previously worked for Lambeth council. He lived at Holland Walk, Upper Holloway. He was a former schoolteacher and priest. He was arrested as one of 40 men under Operation Circus.