The group also bought Breitling watches, jewellery, furniture and televisions after targeting more than 2,000 people across the UK.
A retired lecturer shot dead with a crossbow outside his remote home had been conned out of £250,000 before his death, a court has heard.Gerald Corrigan, 74, was fatally hit while adjusting a satellite dish outside his house near Holyhead in Anglesey, north Wales, in the early hours of 19 April last year.
An 82-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman was found dead.The body of the 80-year-old woman was discovered after Warwickshire Police were called to a property on Allendale Crescent in Studley on Monday morning.
A man has reportedly been arrested and released under investigation after a woman claimed her mother was raped - and her own birth was proof it happened.The woman, known as “Vicky” to protect her identity, claims her mother was 13 years old when she was raped by Vicky's father.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with the murder of six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave more than 25 years after the child was found dead.James Watson, of no fixed address, was charged with the 1994 murder on Monday following a decision by the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit to reopen the case.
Larry Barnett, Jamie Lambie, Lee Barnett and Michael Dunleavy took about £200,000 during their three month crime spree across Birmingham and Solihull.
The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, attacked Darren Edginton, 39, in a secluded lane after a dispute in June.
Peter Turner was sent to Cumbria in 1987 after he told church authorities he had committed sex offences against a boy at in North Yorkshire.
Mohiussunnath Chowdhury was driven by 'dreams of martyrdom' when he planned gun, knife and van attacks at busy London hotspots.
Hashem Abedi, 22 (pictured), who is accused of planning the deadly attack with brother Salman, denies the charges against him.
The details come as Salman Abedi's brother Hashem (pictured) is on trial accused of mass murder and conspiracy to cause explosions.
Manish Shah used cancer concerns to persuade women as young as 17 to let him perform intimate examinations, the court heard.
In a recording obtained by BBC News and the Daily Mail, Jonty Bravery describes how he would like to kill someone by pushing them from a tall London landmark.
Dorothy Woolmer was found dead in her bedroom at her home in Waltheof Gardens, Tottenham, in August 2019.
Hashem Abedi is alleged to have been involved in planning the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert in May 2017.
Six people were arrested on Brexit night as people both celebrated and mourned Britain leaving the EU.Police dealt with a handful of arrests as people gathered at major events across the UK to mark Brexit at 11pm on Friday.
One man has been arrested after police discovered the bodies of three people being stored in coffins at a home in Manchester.Officers were called out at 8.45pm on Friday 24 January after concerns were raised over the way a business was being run on a residential street in Blackley.