Officers from the force’s Economic Crime Unit (ECU) targeted multiple addresses last month in a bid to identify those responsible for fraud and exploiting vulnerable individuals.
Last week ECU officers, supported by the Force Priority Team, digital media investigators and the modern slavery team, executed warrants at 15 addresses across Leicester and one address in Derbyshire.
The aim of the enforcement was to identify and safeguard individuals who were believed to be laundering money on behalf of organised criminals involved in high-value frauds.
Four people were identified and are currently assisting police with their investigations and are supported by specialist agencies.
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