East Ham pair among those charged after counter terrorism sting

A man and a woman from East Ham will appear in court today on fraud charges

A man and a woman from East Ham will appear in court today on fraud charges - Credit: Archant

A man and a woman from East Ham have today been charged with fraud offences after they were picked up by officers from the Met’s counter terrorism command on the weekend.

Tayyab Ahmed Al-Riaz, 33, of East Ham, was charged with one count of possession of false identity documents with improper intent and one count of possession of articles for use in fraud.

Valentina Miu, 30, of East Ham, was charged with an offence under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and possession of articles for use in fraud.

The pair have been remanded in custody and are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today.

Muhammed Saleem, 28, of Abbey Wood, Greenwich, has been charged with Fraud Act Offences including possession/controlling an article for use in fraud which is contrary to the Fraud Act 2006 and Section 329 Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.


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He is also due to appear at the court today.

Searches on premises related to the three have now been concluded, police have confirmed.

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