Towie star Lewis Bloor, 29, in court accused of coloured diamonds scam

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Towie star Lewis Bloor, 29, in court accused of coloured diamonds scam as it emerges up to 50 victims could have lost around £3million Former Towie star Lewis Bloor is accused of taking part in £3m diamond scam He is charged with duping 50 victims into buying diamonds with six other men  It is alleged the scam tricked victims out of £3m and was based in Canary Wharf Bloor and five of the defendants have been charged with conspiracy to defraud and another is charged with money laundering  

By Ed Riley For Mailonline

Published: 11:55 BST, 22 August 2019 | Updated: 11:56 BST, 22 August 2019

Former The Only Way is Essex star Lewis Bloorappeared in court today accused of taking part in a £3m 'coloured diamonds' investment scam

Former The Only Way is Essex star Lewis Bloorappeared in court today accused of taking part in a £3m 'coloured diamonds' investment scam

A former The Only Way is Essex star appeared in court today accused of taking part in a £3m 'coloured diamonds' investment scam.

Lewis Bloor, 29, is charged with duping victims into buying into the diamonds despite knowing they were not a 'legitimate investment opportunity' with six other men.

He appeared in the dock clean shaven, wearing a dark suit and unbuttoned white shirt at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

It is thought up to 50 victims could have lost around £3million in the scam. 

Misba Majid, prosecuting, said: 'This is an investigation that has started in 2013 into an organised criminal network.'

She said the men were involved in a 'wholly fraudulent' company called Henderson Forbes Limited based at the famous skyscraper One Canada Square in Canary Wharf, east London.

Ms Misha said: 'It's suspected the company was wholly

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