Six men jailed over £17m solar panels scam that targeted elderly and vulnerable

Six men have been jailed over a £17m solar panels scam which defrauded 1,500 victims nationwide. Among those targeted were elderly, retired and vulnerable people who were “manipulated” into buying panels on the false promise that installation costs would be invested and they would get their money back in five years. However, no monies were invested by the now-defunct Manchester-based firm Solar Energy Savings Ltd and the defendants instead spent the cash on luxury cars and holidays.

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