Woman held on people smuggling’ charge in East London
A CHINESE woman has been arrested in East London in an operation targeting suspected organised people smuggling’ and bank fraud. Police and UK Border officers carried out dawn raids on four addresses across London
A CHINESE woman has been arrested in East London in an operation targeting suspected organised people smuggling’ and bank fraud.
Police and UK Border officers carried out dawn raids on four addresses across London on Tuesday where 20 passports and 100 forged credit cards were seized.
The woman was arrested at an address at Millais Road in Leytonstone, named by Scotland Yard as 29-year-old Li Ning Yuan, later charged with immigration and ID card offences and fraud.
She appeared before Waltham Forest magistrates on Wednesday and was remanded in custody for seven days.
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A 30-year-old Malaysian man was arrested in Lambeth in the same operation and has been bailed, pending further investigations.
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