13m solar panel scam that ripped off 1000 vulnerable victims
Cops hunt Scottish brothers over A nationwide manhunt has been launched for David Diaz, 33, and 36 year old Vic Black amid fears they may have fled the country.
06:00, 26 MAR 2017David Diaz (L) and Vic Black (Photo: Mark Anderson/National News)
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Two brothers wanted in connection with a fraud are accused of preying on more than 1000 elderly and vulnerable victims.
David Diaz, 33, and 36 year old Vic Black first exposed by the Sunday Mail eight years ago are being hunted by detectives investigating an alleged solar energy scam.
A nationwide manhunt was launched after the former directors of Solar Energy Savings Ltd failed to attend police stations in Cheshire last month.
The Insolvency Service shut down the Manchester firm in the public interest in 2012 after the High Court heard http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ victims across the UK were told lies about a 100 per cent cash back deal.
Fugitive Scots conmen David Diaz and Ludovic Black try to sell their luxury homes despite facing prosecution if they ever do so
The Serious Fraud Office believe the pair ran the alleged fraud. They are wanted in relation to offences believed to have happened from July 1, 2011, to January 18, 2013.
An SFO spokeswoman said: “There were in excess of 1000 people affected. We’re urging
anyone who has information relating to the whereabouts of either man to contact the SFO or Crimestoppers, in confidence.”
It is feared Diaz also known as Black and Stark and Vic Black may have fled the country.
They were jailed for 18 weeks in 2014 for not cooperating with a proceeds of crime order after being convicted of unfair commercial practices in an action brought by Hillingdon Council
in London in 2012.
Fugitive Scots conman pays just of dirty cash order of more than They were threatened with more jail time if they failed to pay in fines and costs
and banned from being company directors for nine years.
Solar Energy Savings are said to have turned over more than marketing and selling solar panel systems.
Many clients signed up just cheap jerseys to get high pressure salesmen out of their homes after a two hour pitch.
But the firm did not carry out panel installations.
Diaz ran burglar alarm firm SAS Fire Security Ltd, whose scam we exposed in 2009.
People were tricked into paying up to for cheap systems councils give away free. The Crown Office didn’t prosecute but Hillingdon Council did.