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Police crack down on criminals behind postal scams

Scotland Yard detectives are to seize thousands of items of scam mail aimed at people in the UK.

It will be the first seizure of such post by the Metropolitan Police's economic and specialist crime command.

The letters are sent by professional fraudsters and encourage people to invest in schemes like fake lotteries.

Phil Lavelle reports.

  • 25 Jan 2011
  • From the section UK
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