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Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud

Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.

Image: David Mirzoeff via PA Images

FOUR MEN HAVE been charged by police in London investigating fraud offences linked to Grenfell Tower.

Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.

Yonatan Eyob (25), of no fixed abode, has been charged with possession with intent to supply class A drugs, possession of class A drugs, possession of criminal property and failing to supply a PIN code of a mobile phone.

Abolaji Onafuye (54), of Gorleston Street, west London, has been charged with two counts of fraud by false representation.

Koffi Kouakou (54), of Elizabeth Court, southwest London, has been charged with fraud by false representation.

Abdelkarim Rekaya (28), of Lots Road, southwest London, has been charged with fraud by false representation and obtaining leave by deception.

All four will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today.

The five other people, four men and a woman, who were arrested yesterday, have been released under investigation.

Enquiries continue.

72 people died in the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

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