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Fake bomb detector seller jailed

Fraudster James McCormick has been jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors

Fraudster James McCormick has been jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors.

McCormick, 57, of Langport, Somerset, perpetrated a "callous confidence trick", said the Old Bailey judge.

He is thought to have made £50m from sales of 7,000 of the fake devices to countries including Iraq.

Caroline Hawley reports.

  • 02 May
  • From the section UK