Men appear in court following courier fraud investigation in the South West

Men appear in court following courier fraud investigation in the South West

Men appear in court following courier fraud investigation in the South West

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TWO men will be appearing in Bristol Crown Court today following a police investigation into courier fraud in the South West.

Rahim Choudhrey and Abdul Shafee, both aged, 18, of Wheeler House, Quaker Street, Tower Hamlets in London, were charged with a total of 10 counts of conspiracy to defraud their victims out of a total of £168,600.

Rahim Choudhrey faces 10 charges, with sums ranging between £1000 - £42,600, while Abdul Shafee faces five charges, with sums between £10,000 - £20,000.

They were arrested on Monday by detectives from Zephyr – the South West’s regional organised crime unit – in a joint operation with officers from the Met Police.

A third man – also aged 18 - who was also arrested as part of the investigation, was released on police bail, pending further enquiries.

The three men were arrested on Monday (August 18). 

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