A fraudster who marketed his counterfeit ID manufacturing facility utilizing a fake driving licence of former prime minister David Cameron has been jailed.
Dragoz Dragomir and 4 accomplices made £1m in a scam facilitated by fake documents, the Met Police said.
A sample ID utilizing Mr Cameron’s photo – with 10 Downing Street as his house deal with – was present in Dragomir’s rented workplace in Enfield, north London.
The gang had been handed jail sentences at Blackfriars Crown Courtroom on Friday.
Their online scam involved hundreds of adverts for non-existent goods and companies being put on official web sites equivalent to eBay, police said.
Pretend identification documents made in Dragomir’s “manufacturing facility” had been used to arrange financial institution accounts to receive money from the fraud, the Met added.
Det Con Chris Collins mentioned: “Dragomir was an enabler of serious crime whose merchandise are prone to have helped others net tens of millions of kilos from fraud and evade immigration control.”
The defendants and their sentences
Dragomir, 34, from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire: Seven years and 6 months imprisonment after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to money launder, possession of fake ID documents and possession of kit adapted for making fake ID documents
Mihai Cirstoiu, 37, from Redbridge, east London: Six years imprisonment after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to money launder and money laundering
George Cerneanu, 25, of no mounted abode, and Georgian Alexandru Stanciu, 27, from Redbridge: Every had been handed 30-month sentences after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to money launder and possession of false ID documents
Maria Bilici, 34, from St Albans, Hertfordshire: 4 years imprisonment after being found guilty of conspiracy money launder, money laundering and fraud