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Man to appear in court following investigation into courier fraud involving 88-year-old woman

The court hearing follows an Essex Police investigation with assistance from Action Fraud.

A man has been summonsed to appear at court following an investigation into a courier fraud involving an 88-year-old woman in Maldon.

A man, 19, from Ilford, is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 3 June to answer a charge of fraud by false representation.

The court hearing follows an Essex Police investigation with assistance from Action Fraud. 

Officers from Essex Police arrested a man on Thursday 9 January after they received a call about suspicious behaviour outside a woman’s home.

The woman had reported to us that she had handed over a four-figure sum of cash after receiving a call from a man impersonating a police officer.

 

Channel website: http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

Original article link: https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/man-to-appear-in-court-following-investigation-into-courier-fraud-involving-88-year-old-woman

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