Seven charged with 24 offences in relation to wide-spread fraud investigation

Seven men have been charged with an array of offences, including fraud, conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering, following a SEROCU investigation.

The men, from London and West Sussex, were charged in relation to an investigation where over 70 people from across the south, located in Dorset, East Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex, were the victim of credit card and driving licence cloning between September 2017 and August 2018.

Those charged comprise:

  • William Benning, aged 32, of Callisto Close, Crawley, West Sussex, who was charged with six counts of money laundering
  • Daniel Myers, aged 42, of no fixed abode, who was charged with three counts of money laundering, one count of conspiracy to commit fraud, one count of fraud and one count of possession of cocaine;
  • Peter Heather, aged 78, of Hazlitt Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London, who was charged with five counts of fraud;
  • Malcolm McGregor, aged 37, of Moor Park Crescent, Crawley, West Sussex, who was charged with three counts of money laundering 
  • Kenneth Korsah, aged 42, of Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London, charged with one count of conspiracy to commit fraud and one count of fraud;
  • Zakiyyah McCurbin-Myers, aged 20, of Garton Place, Wandsworth, London, who was charged with one count of fraud;
  • Imran Bhatti, aged 32, of Rushmans Road, Horsham, West Sussex, who was charged with one count of money laundering.

All seven will appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on 12 February.