Norfolk

Two more arrests in fraud and money laundering probe

  • 13 June 2014
  • From the section Norfolk

Two further arrests have been made in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation involving a serving police officer in Norfolk.

A 29-year-old man from Newcastle and a 65-year-old man from Norwich were detained on Thursday on suspicion of money laundering.

Both have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

The police officer was one of three people arrested in February on suspicion of fraud.

Six people have now been detained in relation to the investigation, which involves allegations of fraud, money laundering and blackmail.

A man and a woman, both in their 30s, and a second woman in her 50s were detained in Norwich on 21 February while another women was arrested in March

All have been released on bail.

The police constable was suspended from duty and the matter referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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