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A travel card scammer who scammed £ 24,000 by creating fake Oyster cards with the faces of older Turkish actors and politicians faces jail time.
Efecan Gokce, 20, of Hendon, London, used a special algorithm to trick the TfL website into approving the applications and sold the fake cards via social media, the Inner London Crown Court heard.
Helen Dawson, accuser, said the potential loss to TfL from the scam ranged from £ 647,000 to £ 2,500,000, although Gokce only deposited around £ 24,000 into his personal account.
Four separate social media accounts publicly advertising the fake Oyster cards were closed before tracing him through his real home address that was used in an application.
Some of the cards featured photographs of elderly Turkish politicians and actors.
Last month, Gokce admitted conspiracy to commit misrepresentation fraud between August 22, 2018 and April 21, 2020.
Ms. Dawson added: “Mr. Gokce caught the attention of TFL on Twitter, announcing the sale of these services to get those discounted cards.
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Efecan Gokce from Hendon, 20 years old, London, Using a special algorithm TfL The Inner London Crown Court heard that the website approved the application and sold fake cards via social media.
London Crown Court heard the fraudster now has just £436.92 in his bank account after he was caught selling fake Oyster cards
Gokce, who now has just £ 436.92 in his bank account, spent his winnings on daily expenses, including Netflix, the court heard.
Detective Mark Pink said: “This was a previously planned fraud in which Gokce used Twitter to sell fraudulent dealer Oyster cards with fake names and photos.
“Fortunately, it was not difficult for us to identify Gokce through his Twitter account and arrest him at his home address.
“After analyzing his bank account, we believe that Gokce made over £ 28,000 from this shameful crime, resulting in a significant loss of revenue for Transport for London.The scammer created fake Oyster cards, some of which carried photos of older Turkish actors and politicians.
“We have worked closely with TfL to bring Gokce to justice and I hope this serves as a strong reminder that this type of crime will not be tolerated at all.”
Gokce of New Brent Street, Hendon, admitted to conspiracy to commit fraud by misrepresentation.
According to the charge, he ‘conspired together with others to commit fraud by making false statements, made false statements to Transport for London that you knew could be false, that is, your applications for discounted travel cards were of legal age than them. they gave the right to use those travel cards’.
Gokce of Hendon has admitted one count of conspiracy to commit misrepresentation fraud and is awaiting sentencing today.
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Efecan Gokce, 20, from Hendon, London, sold fake Oyster cards via social media
- Potential loss to TfL ranged from £647,000 to £2,500,000, Gokce taking £24k
- Found to be using four social media accounts to advertise his fake Oyster cards