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Hi,I have a few questions about a recent arrest and house

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Hi, I have a few questions about a recent arrest and house search by the UK police.


I was arrested on 2 counts of Fraud By False Representation


1. I used £300 worth of counterfeit vouchers with a store to buy a holiday. In the interview I first said after viewing them that I never used them vouchers and was sure it was another brand but after the police officer showed me the statement from the store saying that between 1st and the 8th they only had 1 transaction for £300 and that these was the only ones used. I had bought £300 worth of vouchers on ebay and as it was 5 months ago I said well maybe I did use them but I used them in good faith. Once I was released I checked and I was right. I didn't use them vouchers but another brand of vouchers to the same value.


2. The next one was that I had used a glitch in a supermarket system that when you enter the receipt information online you would be sent a voucher, however if you re-entered the info but changing the actual time the system would send you another voucher. The voucher was unique. I explained that I didn't do that and explained how I used a loophole to gain some vouchers which I then converted to gift cards to pay for my holiday. They matched all the gift cards I had used with transaction where vouchers was used. They didn't show me any proof that the vouchers was from the same initial receipt


Now, what proof will they need for both of them? they took my pc but that has nothing on it. They took some gift cards. and a few new receipts which had nothing to do with the transactions they are talking about.

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your question . My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

I have noticed that you havent had a response and I'm sorry for that. I'm afraid your question is rather complicated for the price you offer.

If you could summarise it substantially then I may be able to help?