Two people from Farnworth appeared before Bolton Magistrates yesterday, charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.
Jason Hart, aged 32, of Moorside Avenue, and Louise Gregory, aged 26, of Victoria Street, are alleged to have together committed fraud by advertising goods on the internet auction site eBay without having the items to sell.
The charges relate to a period between August 28, 2006, and March, 2007.
Hart was remanded in custody. Co-accused Gregory was released on bail, on condition that she surrendered her passport and have no contact, direct or indirect, with Hart.
Both will reappear before Bolton Magistrates on May 2.