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Naeem Ahmed,
Naeem Ahmed,

Mobile phone con man wanted

A criminal who has stolen brand new mobile handsets worth £40k by using fraudulent payment details whilst posing to be a genuine customer, is wanted by Hampshire Police.

Naeem Ahmed, aged 44, of Arden Road Smethwick is charged in connection with 21 fraud offences which he has committed at mobile phone shops between the 14 June 2014 and the 7 October 2014.

He was arrested in October 2014 after mobile phone staff who were serving Ahmad, suspected that he had committed fraudulent activity at store in Portsmouth.

Specifically the offences have been committed in: Portsmouth, Salisbury, Eastleigh, Andover, Bridgewater, Weston Super Mare, Taunton, Leeds, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Castleford, Newbury, Fareham, Southampton, Winchester, Bristol, Cardiff, Newport.

On all occasions Ahmed, who is also believed to be using a number of aliases, has obtained in-store mobile phone upgrades and been handed brand new handsets by using stolen customer details.

Ahmed is believed to be in Birmingham or other areas in the west Midlands.

Despite extensive enquiries into locating his whereabouts, along with the UK wide circulation of Ahmed’s image to all police forces, his is still at large.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call Hampshire Police on 101 quoting ref 44140362728. Alternatively, to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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