Police are continuing to investigate allegations that an ex-employee at a popular caravan park committed fraud.
The report received by police was referred to Action Fraud and in a short statement Humberside Police confirmed last week that “enquiries are ongoing into this investigation”.
Caravan owners at the coastal resort claimed they lost thousands of pounds as a result of the alleged scam by the ex-employee.
It is thought the man “handed himself in” to officers in June and as of yet, no one has been arrested or charged in connection with the alleged crimes.
A 56-year-old woman, who did not want to be named, claimed in June to have lost £17,500 after allegedly being duped by a man working at Sand Le Mere.
Speaking two months ago, she said: "We are absolutely devastated. He was a friend to everybody but now I’m questioning whether any of it was sincere.
“People don’t know whether they can trust anyone on site and we can’t even move to a different site because we owe too much money."
Another woman who says she was “ripped off” claimed at the time that she was set to lose her home.
She said: “I stand to lose my home as well as my caravans. I can’t get a mortgage now. Many of us are in a serious situation yet not one of us has been spoken to about it by Sand Le Mere."
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