A fraudster who advertised 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 sample ID using Mr Cameron’s photograph – with 10 Downing Street as his house handle – was present in Dragomir’s rented workplace in Enfield, north London.

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

Their online scam concerned lots of of adverts for non-existent items and providers being put on authentic websites similar to eBay, police said.

Faux identification paperwork made in Dragomir’s “manufacturing facility” have been used to arrange bank accounts to obtain money from the fraud, the Met added.

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

The defendants and their sentences

Dragomir, 34, from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire: Seven years and 6 months imprisonment after being discovered guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to money launder, possession of fake ID paperwork and possession of equipment 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 money launder and money laundering

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

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