Scanlon charged with two offences of Fraud by false representation


Photo: David Scanlon

Merseyside Police can confirm that 63-year-old David Scanlon from Bridge Street, Southport has been charged with two offences of Fraud by false representation after being arrested last Thursday, 10 March.

Scanlon appeared at South Sefton Magistrates Court on Saturday, 12 March and has been remanded in custody until Tuesday, 12 April.

Mr Scanlan, who is a house builder and landlord, was arrested on Thursday (March 10) morning, following police raids in Southport town centre. Officer executed three warrants in Brighton Road, Bridge Street and Eastbank Street. The raids were part of a joint operation between Merseyside police and Sefton Council.

At the time police said: “Merseyside Police can confirm that three warrants were executed this morning (Thursday) in partnership with Sefton Council, in relation to an ongoing fraud investigation. Warrants were executed at addresses in Brighton Street, Bridge Street and Eastbank Street, all in Southport.

“A 63-year-old man from Southport has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and taken into custody for questioning.”


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