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 key documents for hugely inflated prices. The convictions and sentences followed one of the biggest investigations undertaken by the National Trading Standards eCrime Team.

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

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