Sunday, March 23, 2008

Two homes raided in Ebay fraud crackdown (UK)

POLICE swooped on addresses in Selby district in dawn raids to arrest suspected internet fraudsters.

Two people were arrested in connection with alleged scams involving internet marketplace Ebay.

The operation was led by the North Yorkshire Police's financial investigation unit, based at the force's Northallerton headquarters. The unit was supported by safer neighbourhoods officers from Selby.

Police said a 30-strong operation was mounted to target houses in Selby and Thorpe Willoughby.

source: The Press

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