Money Laundering

Money Laundering

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v LC -R & others (2004) This was one of the largest investigations carried out by the HMC & E into UK based arm of a Columbian Drugs Cartel, D, a Columbian National, faced charges of Money Laundering (over £10 million) the proceeds of the sale of class A drugs. Prosecution evidence included undercover surveillance and stat... Read more

Conspiracy to Import Class A

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v SD-J (2006) Vince Reveglia successfully defended a client charged with serious allegations of conspiracy to import drugs into the UK from Guyana and manufacturing 'crack cocaine' believed to be valued in the region of £300 million. The gang had devised a complex international route by which cocaine paste and liquid would reach B... Read more

Conspiracy to Defraud

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v H [2012] Croydon Crown Court - This was the penultimate case in a string of HMRC frauds perpetrated and conducted by the primary group who had went about setting up this particular case. As a result of a breakdown in financial negotiations the secondary group attacked the self-assessment income tax return electronic system resulting i... Read more

Slavery and Human Trafficking

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v J [2012] Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 4 others were part of a joint operation by cross border agencies and the complex crime team in respect of people smuggling, prostitution and slavery. This involved the disclosure of large amounts of paperwork from multi agencies as well as surveillance material and photographs... Read more

Conspiracy to Steal

 Dec 2016  Case Studies

R v Y and Ors [2014] Southwark Crown Court-The defendant was charged with Conspiracy to steal and was one in a series of trials involving the organised and systematic attack on national banking houses by use of KVM device technology. The defendant along with others was alleged to have been part of a team that systematically attacked, by w... Read more

Unlawful Entry into the UK

 Dec 2016  Case Studies

R v C and Ors (2015) Croydon Crown Court-The defendant was lead defendant and one of four eventually charged with Conspiracy to Defraud and facilitating unlawful entry into the UK. This was as a result of a large scale ‘whistle blowing’ operation where the Directors of the companies alongside external accountants were accused... Read more