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  • 11 Jul 2013 5:00 AM | Deleted user

    A couple accused of trying to scam Madeleine McCann's parents after she went missing have been arrested at a hideout in Portugal.


  • 05 Jul 2013 5:01 AM | Deleted user

    Mohammed Arshid Khatana was jailed for eight and a half years after pleading guilty to 15 counts of fraud in September, 2012. At Burnley Crown Court, the North West Regional Asset Recovery Team, a component of the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (TITAN), was successful in an application to have the proceeds from his crimes confiscated.


  • 04 Jul 2013 5:03 AM | Deleted user

    At Birmingham Crown Court three members of the gang, one from Warwick and two from Leamington, were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud. Three other members, all from Leamington, had previously pleaded guilty to the same offence. The fraud, which was committed between January 2005 and April 2012, involved the defendants setting up bogus companies with names similar to official publication companies who advertised public sector jobs. 


  • 04 Jul 2013 5:02 AM | Deleted user

    Gulfaham Akhtar, aged 43, of Birchill, in Walsall, struck at least 28 times with unsuspecting people parting with up to £500 each was found guilty to five counts of fraud by false representation. 


  • 21 Jun 2013 5:04 AM | Deleted user

    British customers keen to sign up as an escort or to have their debt cleared by one of Muldoon's bogus businesses. 


  • 21 Jun 2013 5:03 AM | Deleted user

    A former detective with West Yorkshire Police and a 29-year-old man from Spain have been convicted of money laundering in a £5.7m fraud trial.


  • 20 Jun 2013 5:06 AM | Deleted user

    After an investigation into a complicated car scam, Northumberland County Council’s public protection service is warning people to be cautious when buying vehicles online. 


  • 14 Jun 2013 5:07 AM | Deleted user

    Derbyshire County Council has warned residents of a scam letter circulating using their name and demanding payment for an internet installation line.


  • 24 May 2013 5:08 AM | Deleted user

    A retired detective on trial for fraud has told a jury he took £40,000 from an escort scam but thought it was his salary. Former West Yorkshire police officer Chris Taylor, 57, denies conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.


  • 17 May 2013 5:09 AM | Deleted user

    Three fraudsters who scammed over 100 eBay customers out of money have been ordered to pay back almost £72,000. 



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