MAN JAILED FOR £2.1 MILLION INTERNATIONAL FILM INDUSTRY FRAUD SPANNING 8 COUNTRIES

Get West London on 14th July reported that London man Michael Banfield, 36, attempted to steal expensive equipment from 9 different companies across 8 countries over 6 months in 2014.  He is said to have used a complex network of shell companies as well as fraudulently adopting a legitimate company’s details to get filming equipment but never return it.  He operated the scam in the UK, South Africa, Canada and the USA as well as others and at least 15 items were advertised online for sale by Banfield and his associates under the company name World Wide Broadcast Solutions Ltd (WWBS).

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/brent-man-jailed-21million-complex-14907502

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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