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Bomb detector sentencing

A Somerset businessman who made millions of pounds selling worthless pieces of plastic as bomb detectors is to be sentenced at the Old Bailey.

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James McCormick found guilty

James McCormick found guilty of fraud Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A Somerset businessman who sold worthless pieces of plastic as bomb detectors has been found guilty of three counts of fraud. He made millions of pounds conning governments, police forces, even the United Nations.

James McCormick convinced 26 countries around the world to pay millions of pounds for his useless device. Iraq was his biggest customer.

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