Peterborough man charged with defrauding elderly people

Peterborough Magistrates' Court
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A Peterborough man has appeared in court charged with defrauding vulnerable elderly people in the city.

Liam Schneider (39) from Welbourne in Werrington, was arrested yesterday (November 19) by the newly formed Peterborough Hate and Harm Team on suspicion of fraud. The arrest was part of Operation Falconer – an investigation into a series of frauds against vulnerable elderly people in Peterborough.

Schneider was charged with three counts of fraud and remanded in police custody to appear before Peterborough Magistrates’ today (November 20) where he was further remanded in custody awaiting trial; date to be confirmed.