John Foss was convicted in Greece in 2008 of molesting an 11 year old boy and attempting to molest a 12 year old boy.  He was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.  He had been living in Greece for several years teaching English.

In 1985 music teacher and choirmaster John Foss was imprisoned for 6 years for crimes including indecent assaults on two boys and 11 and 14 years.  One child had been abducted from the Fair Play arcade Holloway Road which had featured in another criminal case involving three children taken to Ireland by the arcade manager, Leslie Loates, who was later imprisoned.