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EDL leader among six hit with fraud charges

By Bedfordshire On Sunday  |  Posted: November 28, 2012

28/11/12 Pictures of Tommy Robinson - Bedford office Pictures of Stephen Lennon aka Tommy Robinson Toomy Robinson addresses the English Defence League in George Square

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THE LEADER of the English Defence League (EDL), Tommy Robinson aka Stephen Lennon, has been charged along with five people on a series of fraud charges.

Mr Lennon who is currently on remand at HMP Wandsworth for allegedly entering the United States illegally in September has been hit with three charges of making false representations in relation to a mortgage application.

Lisa Moore, 26, Newbury Close, Silsoe has also been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and false accounting.

On Wednedsay Bedfordshire Police, on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service, anounced they charged six people in connection with a fraud investigation.

The included; Stephen Vowles, 24, of Heron Drive, Luton who was charged with fraud, money laundering and drug offences. Neil Goodwin 28, of Chalkdown, Luton who has been charged with possession of criminal property. Anjee Darcy, 30 , of Hardwick Green, Luton was charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and false accounting. Elliott Gale, 28, Anglian Close, Watford, Hertfordshire faces a charge of money laundering.

All defendants will appear before St Albans Magistrates’ Court on the afternoon of Friday December 7.

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  • Bedfordshire On Sunday  |  November 29 2012, 6:27PM

    He's not on remand for the fraud charges, he's on remand for "allegedly entering the United States illegally". As he is accused of entering a country illegally I'm pretty sure there would be concerns that he may be a flight risk, hence the remand. No conspiracy.

  • Bedfordshire On Sunday  |  November 29 2012, 8:22AM

    @Brian: Don't be daft, since when does the UK put people in prison for 3 months, without a trial, without being found guilty of anything, for something they wrote on a mortgage application?

  • Bedfordshire On Sunday  |  November 29 2012, 1:03AM

    The elites are scared of the EDL, otherwise they wouldn't be spending so much time trying to get rid of them. I wonder, are they more scared of the EDL or the muslims.....hmmmm.

  • Bedfordshire On Sunday  |  November 28 2012, 6:36PM

    Who'd have thought that the bigoted thugs of the EDL were involved in a criminal conspiracy?