Man suspected of defrauding victims out of £21,000

Norman Fowler. Credit: Essex Police.

Essex police are appealing for help to trace a man suspected of defrauding at least nine people out of £21,000 using the Gumtree and Ebay websites.

Norman Fowler is 36 and from Colchester but also has links to Norfolk.

He has previously used a number of alias names including Nick Bradford and Jason MacCormack.