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Six jailed for running 37m ‘copycat website’ fraud | UK news | The Guardian

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  • Six jailed for running 37m ‘copycat website’ fraud | UK news | The Guardian

    Six people have been given jail sentences after defrauding the public out of more than 37m in one of the largest UK online crime cases brought to court.The group set up and operated a number of “copycat websites”, which impersonated official government services to sell passports, driving licences and other…

    Read More -> Six jailed for running 37m ‘copycat website’ fraud | UK news | The Guardian



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    Background info -
    TAD services ltd - copycat website operators - co. dissolved compulsory strike on 23rd june 0215

    http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/1174..._fraud/?ref=mr

    These guys https://www.asa.org.uk/Rulings/Adjud...x#.VZLL3EbAle0 and https://www.asa.org.uk/Rulings/Adjud...x#.VZLS9EbAle0 and https://www.asa.org.uk/Rulings/Adjud...x#.VZLTDUbAle0

    They ran numerous copycat and third party websites - ehic/dvla/passports ( UK-Passport.net driver-theory-test.co.uk rodlicence.net www.esta-dhs.com dvla-licence-application.co.uk) - has now been dissolved. Their previous company CHECK & SEND DOCUMENTS SERVICES LTD was dissolved in 2013.

    Then set up TAD Services Ltd, and then that's been dissolved

    Also had Esta Services - www. nhs-services. org.uk and such crap - about 50 websites in all.

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    • #3
      Sentences...

      The July 2017 trial resulted in the following sentences:
      • Peter Hall (age 47 of Homestead Road, Medstead, Alton, Hampshire) was sentenced to 8 years and 8 months in prison. Mr Hall also received a further 1 year and 4 months in relation to a previous suspended sentence following a conviction for fraud.
      • Claire Hall (age 41 of Homestead Road, Medstead, Alton, Hampshire) was sentenced to 4 years in prison.
      • Syed Bilal Zaidi (aged 35 formerly of Broad Street, Arlesford, Hampshire) was sentenced to 6 years in prison in his absence and his whereabouts are currently unknown.
      • Collette Ferrow (aged 50 of Longmead, Liss, Hampshire) was sentenced to 4 years in prison
      • Liam Hincks (aged 28 of St Albans Heights, Tanyfron, Wrexham, Clwyd) pleaded guilty before the trial began and was sentenced to 3 years.

      The March 2018 trial (which ended today) resulted in the followed sentences:
      • Peter Hall (age 47 of Homestead Road, Medstead, Alton, Hampshire) was sentenced to 5 years in prison. He was also disqualified as company director for 10 years.
      • Kerry Mills (age 49 of Hillsborough Park, Camberley, Surrey) was sentenced to 5 years in prison. She was also disqualified as a company director for 8 years.
      • Liam Michael Murray Hincks (aged 28 of St Albans Heights, Tanyfron, Wrexham, Clwyd) pleaded guilty before the trial began and will be sentenced at a later date.
      Second set of sentences are for

      The second trial (March 2018) heard how the five defendants established a series of copycat websites through the companies Online Forms Limited and AE Online Services Limited in 2014 and 2015..
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      • #4
        BBC Article - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43309881
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        • #5
          It was 3 years ago!

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