Agent charged with million pound money laundering, fraud

Friday, Jul 29, 2022 0

A North-east travel agent has been formally charged with multiple counts of fraud and money laundering.

Lyne Barlow was first arrested back in September 2020 following an investigation.

Durham Police said she faces 18 counts of fraud of loans, investments and holiday sales.

This is in addition to money laundering of than £1.6 million.

Several hundred customers have come forward alleging fraud.

A Facebook page was set up to update victims.

She allegedly sold discounted luxury holidays through social media channels.

“The travel business is no longer operational, and its social media page was taken down shortly after her arrest in September 2020,” police said.

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