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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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MP warned Government over fake detectors years ago

Yesterday he was convicted of a massive fraud involving the sale of fake bomb detectors. Today - questions were being asked about how James McCormick from Somerset got away with it for so long.

Mr McCormick, from Langport, was found guilty of conning governments around the world - he'll be sentenced next week.

Now an MP who says he alerted officials several years ago, wants to know why tougher action wasn't taken earlier.

Here's our political correspondent, Bob Constantine:

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