UK: Bradford branch worker part of theft plot

Michael Black reports:

A Bradford bank worker has been jailed for his part in a plot to steal more than £1 million from account holders.

Barclays personal banker Chikezie Emeruem, who worked at Bradford city centre branch of the bank, schemed with cashiers Mohamed Iqbal and Tommy Jackman at the Sloane Square branch of Barclays in central London between August and November 2007.

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Jackman and Iqbal worked at Barclays in Sloane Square while Emeruem, of Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, was employed at the Bradford city centre branch. All the accounts targeted were in London.

The bank workers checked out wealthy account holders and then passed their details on to fraudsters who created false identity documents.

One of the gang would then use the false papers to set up an automated payment at a branch in a different part of the country.

Read more in Telegraph & Argus.

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