Colne man faces £350,000 fraud and money laundering charges

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A COLNE man has appeared in court in connection with a fraud investigation that centres around a victim from the Baycliffe area of Cumbria who was allegedly defrauded out of more than £350,000.

Liam Dinsdale (27), of Alkincoats Road, Colne, was charged with conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.

He appeared before Furness and District Magistrates Court where he was remanded in custody.

Two other men, John Rixon (33), from Stewart Street, East Clayton, Manchester, and Simon Rixon (30) from Industrial Street, Liversedge, West Yorkshire have also been charged with conspiracy to defraud and remanded in custody.

They are all due to appear on Friday, September 28th at Preston Crown Court.