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Posted December 11, 2012 by Campus Heat in News
 
 

NEWS: Nigerian Solicitor “Seun Ajayi” Listed Among 10 Most-Wanted Fraudsters in the UK

A Nigerian solicitor based in the United Kingdom (UK), Seun Ajayi, 45, has been named among 10 most wanted fraudsters in the UK.
Ajayi is being charged with conspiracy to launder money, but has failed to answer bail.
He allegedly conned mortgage lenders and banks out of more than £12 million between 2004 and 2009.
The fraudsters have been found responsible for £200million worth of deception in the UK.
Their mugshots would be published by Crimestoppers in a bid to bring them to justice.
Crimestoppers said fraud cost the UK an estimated £38 billion last year.
Others on the wanted list include Peter Stead, 48, which according to Daily Mail account suspected of conning Derbyshire pub landlords out of thousands of pounds in 2009 after offering to put on a comedy night to raise cash for a fund set up to send a young cancer patient to the US for treatment.
He is said to have called himself Danny Kay as he posed as the brother of the comedian Peter Kay.
Nasser Ahmed, 38, is wanted in connection with a £156 million VAT fraud in the Bristol area.
He absconded during his trial and was sentenced to six years in his absence.
Kevin Leitch, 48, from Liverpool, allegedly took bookings for a holiday let in Cornwall, accepting payments often worth more than £1,000.
But he then cancelled the bookings only days beforehand, claiming the property was no longer available.
He lived in Cornwall and has links to St Austell and Newquay, Brixham in Devon and Southampton. He allegedly used the alias of Kevin Branson.
Misba Uddin, 48, is wanted for fraud by false representation after he allegedly submitted fraudulent mortgage applications worth £5.7 million while working as a financial adviser.
Once the mortgages were processed he is accused of transferring the funds into his own accounts.
Nicholas Slocombe, 28, failed to answer bail after being arrested in April on suspicion of more than 30 allegations of fraud by false representation across Shropshire and Herefordshire.
Police said he was wanted in connection with reports from dozens of shops and businesses about alleged false claims of collecting for charity.
He is alleged to have used the aliases of Owen Roswell and Arron Renfry.
Mohamad Khan, 29, from Waltham Cross, north-east London, is accused of using counterfeit credit cards to buy more than £100,000 worth of goods from shopping centres such as Bluewater and Lakeside. He was arrested and charged but failed to attend crown court.
Timur Mehmet, 38, is wanted in connection with a £25 million VAT fraud. He absconded before his trial and was sentenced in his absence to eight years. He has links with North London and is wanted by revenue and customs police.
Jascent Nakawunde, 33, also known as Tania Bird, is wanted for questioning in connection with an alleged £35,000 fraud in the Cardiff area between 2007 and 2008.
She was employed as a live-in carer for an old woman in her 80s and is accused of stealing cheques from her which were allegedly paid into false accounts in the London area.
Lastly, an unknown woman is alleged to have falsely obtained a debit card and account details in the name of a legitimate customer from a bank in Bethnal Green, east London, in October 2008.

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