He is a shrewd, shady character who seems to have a lot to hide. He has long stringy hair and a beard, blue eyes, and a southern accent. Later he cleaned himself up to make himself look less like a hillbilly.
He played a big part in the Green Ring Conspiracy, doing several tasks including meeting with Monty Whittaker and Derk Begs, dropping off printing equipment, picking up the paper used to make the counterfeit bills, meeting with Penny Wise to discuss the poster for Uncle Archie's Carnival, and kidnapping Katrina Meltsner.
Although Mr. Skint claimed to be Bucker Oliver's uncle, he is not related to Buck.
- According to Paul McCusker, Mr. Skint's last name is a British slang expression for being "broke", or out of money.
|“||Jebidiah Skint: Something's gone awry, but I don't know what it is.
|“||Jebidiah Skint: Maybe I was being too hasty Mr. Dosh. Draw your weapon, please.
Mr. Dosh: Sure.
Penny Bassett: I can draw weapons.
Wooton Bassett: That wouldn't be a water pistol would it?
Mr. Dosh: Fraid not.
|“||Buck Oliver: I know how to get to all their account numbers; credit cards; pin numbers for ATM cards. Even where Jules keeps the credit card her dad lets her use. I've been watching. And learning. I could close it up any moment.
Mr. Skint: I don't believe you.
Buck Oliver: You're right not to. I'm saying it now. I could change my mind tomorrow. Like I said: Who knows where the lies end and the lies begin. I'm telling you I'm confused. I just don't know what I'm doing anymore.