Money Laundering Cases

R v MR (21.05.20)

In a judgment given on the 21st May by HHJ Spragg at Newcastle Crown Court, a confiscation order was made in the amount of only £8907.08. This was in circumstances where the prosecution had been seeking a confiscation order in the amount of almost...

R v K(2018-2020)

Kerry Broome defended John Knight, the CEO of a now-defunct multi-million pound printing company, on charges of cheating the public revenue of in excess of £2 million.  There was a significant and complex LPP dimension which arose out of the...

R v V and others (2019)

Successful submission of no case to answer in modern slavery case.

Edward Henry QC defeats Cash Forfeiture application

Edward Henry QC saw off a cash forfeiture application for £111,000 in the case of Mrs X. The Metropolitan Police brought the case on the basis that Mrs X had close links to an organised crime group, was laundering drug money, and had provided...

R v Koort & Others (2016)

Tom Baker led Polly Dyer in a £30m money-laundering prosecution at the Central Criminal Court. Three defendants were convicted. Sentences imposed ranged from 11 years' imprisonment to 4 years' imprisonment. The investigation was a joint NCA and...

R v Joseph Ashman & Others (2016)

Prosecution of organised criminal and members of his immediate family for multiple complex money-laundering offences over a seven year period, arising from drug-related offending.

R v K & Others (2013)

International drugs and money laundering conspiracy.

Operation Eaglewood (2011)

Largest ever CPS prosecution. International multi-million pound/euro money-laundering case necessitating multiple trials and Proceeds of Crime Act proceedings.

R v Swales (2010)

Tom Broomfield, instructed by Brent and Harrow Trading Standards Service, successfully prosecuted the defendant for money laundering.

Operation Eaglewood (2010)

A team of counsel from QEB Hollis Whiteman, led by Bill Boyce QC, were exclusively instructed to prosecute this wide-ranging and highly complex series of trials.

R v Ikilat & others (2008)

William Boyce QC was instructed, with five juniors, by CPS HQ Special Casework to prosecute a huge (more than 40 defendants).