North East Regional Special Operations Unit

Operation VINSON

News / December 08

Arrests by a NERSOU led investigation into fraud offences carried out by an organised team of rogue traders / bogus officials specifically targeting elderly and vulnerable victims

Op Vinson was a NERSOU led investigation into fraud offences carried out by an organised team of rogue traders / bogus officials specifically targeting elderly and vulnerable victims to hand over large amounts of cash for shoddy, unnecessary or non-existent work carried out to their properties btw August 2015 & December 2015 One of the victims lost £25,000 of his life savings.

 The group which was identified after a complex & lengthy investigation were shown to come from the travelling community as follows:

Jack James Doyle born 23/02/1988

Shaun Doyle born 16/09/1985

After a 2 week trial at N/C/C the Doyle brothers were found guilty on the 5th December 2017 and warned by the Judge they would be facing jail when they

re-appear on 26th January 2018.

 

© NERSOU 2014