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Crime

Third man jailed in phishing scam targeting students

A third man has been sentenced for role in a sophisticated phishing scam which targeted UK banks and the Student Loans Company netting the criminal gang involved more than £1.6million.

Christopher Inokwere, 39, a Nigerian national of Lilac Gardens, Bolton was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to three and a half years for his part in a conspiracy to defraud UK Banks and their customers of monies.

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Inheritance conman jailed for six years

A conman who convinced people they had received windfalls, then charged them fees of almost £800,000 to obtain the non-existent money, has been sentenced to six years imprisonment.

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Man to serve 24 years for attempted murder

A man has been sentenced to 24 years at the Old Bailey for attempting to murder a man at a Woodford eaterie.

Temidire Owolabi, 22, of no fixed abode, was also convicted of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life on 14th November 2011 at Cakes and Shakes in High Road, Woodford.

He will be sentenced on a date to be confirmed.

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17 year old boy attempts to rape prostitute in Rome

A 17 year old boy who attempted to rape a prostitute in Rome has been arrested.

The boy approached a 23 year old prostitute who was waiting for clients along via Filippo Fiorentini, near Pietralata.

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Peckham rapist sentenced to six years

A man who stabbed and raped a woman at knifepoint has been jailed for six years and will be placed on the sex offenders register for life.

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