2 remanded in connection to insurance fraud
MERSEYSIDE Police can confirm 2 men have been charged with
fraud offences following 2 incidents in Wirral and Sefton in January 2017.
Christopher Smith, 48, of no fixed abode, was charged with fraud by false
representation and with making a false statement to an insurance company and
Andrew Lovell, 41, from Chester, has been charged with fraud by false
representation. Both appeared at Wirral Magistrates on Wednesday, 15 March 2017
and have been remanded to appear on 12 April 2017. This follows an incident on 5
January 2017, in which a 75 year old woman was defrauded of ₤3500 in Claughton,
Wirral and a further incident, on 9 January 2017, when an 84 year old woman was
defrauded of ₤3200 in Formby, Sefton.