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Cash seized in probe into fraudsters accessing bank accounts with personal details

DETECTIVES have arrested a Bedfordshire man and seized £124,000 in cash as part of a fraud investigation.

Following a warrant in Luton on Tuesday (25 July), a 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation by officers from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

The man was taken into custody for further questioning and later bailed, pending further enquiries.

The investigation relates to reports of fraudulently obtained personal details being used to access personal bank accounts.

A/Detective Sergeant Joanne Fincham, from ERSOU’s Regional Organised Crime Unit, said: “As a team, we are committed to identifying, disrupting and prosecuting offenders behind fraud, along with confiscating current and future assets.

“There are several potential consequences of committing these crimes, and we will continue to work hard to bring anyone involved in fraud to justice.”

Find out more about how to report any suspicious behaviour and how to help protect yourself from courier fraud at


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