London teen suspected of £4,500 Corby courier fraud conspiracy to appear before court today

The alleged victim was an 85-year-old woman

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 12:04 pm
Constable Road. File picture.
Constable Road. File picture.

A 19-year-old London man will appear before magistrates today (Thursday, June 17) charged with trying to fraudulently steal £4,500 from an elderly Corby woman.

Abdul Ha-Meem is accused of being part of a group who phoned the woman pretending to be a police officer before persuading her to part with the cash as part of a secret investigation.

He was arrested at the scene and is charged with conspiracy to remove criminal property, with conspiring to commit fraud by false representation, and with acquiring criminal property.

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Ha-Meem, of Clare Gardens, Barking, will appear before magistrates in Northampton this morning.

You can find out more about courier fraud here.