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Leicester Crown Court has heard one of the supposed co-conspirators was left to die as she “knew too much” about what prosecutor David Herbert QC described as “a plan to profit from a false insurance claim for loss of stock, contents, and future loss of business” from the burned Zabka Polish store on Hinckley Road.
Victims of courier fraud have lost more than £6.1 million in the past year as conmen pose as police officers and bank officials to steal cash.
A man appeared at Nottingham Crown Court and has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison having pleaded guilty to one burglary and four counts of fraud by false representation.
Over the previous few years fraudsters have been turning to online dating apps or websites in an effort to extort money from unsuspecting victims in search of finding their perfect partner.
A man who falsely claimed that he lived with a family in the Grenfell Tower claimed more than £100,000 in accommodation and financial benefits intended for victims of the fire.
A 61-year-old woman received £8,000 in Jobseekers Allowance between April 2013 and April 2017 she was not entitled to.
A confiscation order has been granted against a workman who defrauded vulnerable people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Three men involved in a Leicester travel firm have been prosecuted for fraudulently claiming to be licensed to sell package trips to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage.
Conservative MP accused the tech giant of being in breach of consumer law and its own terms of service.
Originally incarcerated in 2015 for scamming about 150 drivers with fake car insurance. Just weeks after his release he was discovered trying to take out fraudulent trade and personal vehicle cover
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