John Worboys was born in June 1957. He is a British convicted sex offender, and earned the title of Black cab rapist. He was convicted in 2009 for 12 attacks on women.
Worboys was convicted at Croydon Crown Court on 13 March 2009 of one count of rape, five sexual assaults, one attempted assault and 12 drugging charges, committed from July 2007 to February 2008. He was cleared of two counts of drugging. He was sent for a pre-sentencing report and a psychiatric report, and was sentenced on 21 April. He received an indeterminate sentence of imprisonment for public protection with the minimum custodial term was set at eight years.