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Voter fraud appeal ahead of council elections 

19 Apr 18

Voters in Birmingham reminded to speak up if they suspect fraud.


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It’s Official – Labour Sandwell is Sh*te! 

18 Apr 18

Yesterday the Birmingham Mail published the results of a survey showing Sandwell as the 18th worst place to live in the whole country – this after 43 years of Labour dictatorship.


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Shamed housing worker who was jailed for fraud ordered to repay £20k 

17 Apr 18

Zara Danyaal pretended to be homeless and made six fake applications for accommodation…


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Fraud Alerts from WMP- Bitcoin,etc, Investment Frauds 

14 Apr 18

A new alert from about fraudulent practices threatening innocent people.


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These are the types of fraud being weeded out across Birmingham 

14 Apr 18

In the first nine months of 2017 there were 517 frauds recorded by West Midlands Police, 19 per cent fewer than April to December 2016…


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Birmingham City Council officer in fraud investigation 

13 Apr 18

The suspect has been released under investigation in a probe that been ongoing for almost a year.


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Fraud Alerts from WMP – Phone Fraud Alert 

13 Apr 18

A new alert from about fraudulent practices threatening innocent people.


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Fraud Alerts from WMP – West Midlands Police 

6 Apr 18

Two new alerts from about fraudulent practices threatening innocent people.


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Twins from Handsworth Wood sentenced 10 years after £450,000 charity tax scam 

27 Mar 18

Arfan and Imran Ali, aged 30, who set up bogus charities to steal more than £450,000 in Gift Aid repayments, have been jailed for nearly 10 years.


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West Midlands Police + My Phone 

26 Mar 18

Sorry to bang on about corrupt West Midlands Police (WMP) but it is very serious that they are deliberately ignoring fraud within Labour basket-case Sandwell Council and now trying to shut down this blog on behalf of their friends.


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Police drop Legs 11 drugs and fraud probe as ‘no active lines of enquiry’ 

22 Mar 18

West Midlands Police stated no further action to be taken…


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Elderly couple conned out of £15,500 following fraud squad con 

19 Mar 18

Police warning the elderly and vulnerable to be aware of fraudsters after couple were targeted in Great Wyrley, Staffordshire…


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Yet Another Hussain Land Fraud? 

19 Mar 18

Mr James Morris MP recently castigated corrupt Labour Sandwell Council in the House of Commons.


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Crooked HSBC workers lived luxury lifestyles on back of £220k fraud 

8 Mar 18

They took holidays and did their homes up during two-year spree…


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These are the types of online fraud most common in West Midlands – and how to protect yourself 

28 Feb 18

The figures cover six common types of online crime reported to Action Fraud.


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Birmingham woman conned John Lewis stores out of £32k in ‘returns’ fraud 

24 Feb 18

Depressed Mirela Cela, 48, has had her sentence reduced on appeal…


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Jury discharged in trial of former Sky Blues player accused of gambling fraud 

22 Feb 18

Blair Turgott has denied the charge…


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Lion Farm – Eling & Britton Take The P*ss! 

19 Feb 18

Steve “The Milkman” Eling – who somehow “missed” all the fraud going on at Sandwell (aka “Sadwell”) Council whilst maintaining a tight grip on the purse strings “lol” – claimed he was going to overhaul the Freedom of Information “system” which has …


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Shopper loses £1k in suspected cashpoint scam at Sutton Coldfield retail park 

6 Feb 18

The suspected fraud came after the victim used a cashpoint by Boots at the Princess Alice Retail Park…


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Ex-player Mark Aizlewood and others guilty of football fraud 

5 Feb 18

Ex-Wales defender Mark Aizlewood and Cardiff City player Paul Sugrue are among four men found guilty.


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Inquests into deaths of four hospital patients of rogue surgeon who lied to win £100k job 

2 Feb 18

Sudip Sarker convicted of fraud after lying about his medical experience to land 100k job at Alexandra Hospital in Redditch…


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Rogue surgeon Sudip Sarker found guilty of fraud after lying to get £100k hospital job 

2 Feb 18

Consultant facing jail after lying about experience to land top job at Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and was branded ‘pathological liar’ in court…


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Lion Farm Fields – A Major Fraud? 

28 Jan 18

The current Leader of Labour Sandwell Council, Steve Eling, has been on the Council since 1986.


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Fraud suspects hunted after spending spree following Sutton Coldfield car break-in 

23 Jan 18

The duo are wanted in connection with a car break-in in Somerville Road where a purse was stolen…


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HMRC Scam in the Tamworth Area 

18 Jan 18

Staffordshire Police are receiving increasing calls in the Tamworth are regarding people ringing local residents posing as HMRC officials either stating residents are owed money by HMRC or they owe HMRC money.