A fraudster who marketed his counterfeit ID manufacturing facility using a pretend driving licence of former prime minister David Cameron has been jailed.

Dragoz Dragomir and four accomplices made £1m in a scam facilitated by pretend paperwork, the Met Police said.

A pattern ID using Mr Cameron’s photograph – with 10 Downing Road as his home deal with – was present in Dragomir’s rented office in Enfield, north London.

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The gang had been handed jail sentences at Blackfriars Crown Court docket on Friday.

Their on-line scam involved hundreds of adverts for non-existent goods and providers being placed on legitimate web sites reminiscent of eBay, police said.

Pretend identification paperwork made in Dragomir’s “manufacturing facility” had been used to set up financial institution accounts to receive cash from the fraud, the Met added.

Det Con Chris Collins said: “Dragomir was an enabler of great crime whose merchandise are more likely to have helped others internet millions of kilos from fraud and evade immigration control.”

The defendants and their sentences

Dragomir, 34, from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire: Seven years and six months imprisonment after being discovered guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to cash launder, possession of fake ID paperwork and possession of apparatus adapted for making fake ID paperwork

Mihai Cirstoiu, 37, from Redbridge, east London: Six years imprisonment after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to cash launder and cash laundering

George Cerneanu, 25, of no fixed abode, and Georgian Alexandru Stanciu, 27, from Redbridge: Each had been handed 30-month sentences after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to cash launder and possession of false ID paperwork

Maria Bilici, 34, from St Albans, Hertfordshire: Four years imprisonment after being discovered guilty of conspiracy cash launder, cash laundering and fraud