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Money Laundering

OPERATION BAYWEEK (2018)

  • Hugely complex prosecution of alleged laundering of the multi-million proceeds of the sale of non-UK duty paid cigarettes. Two trials listed in 2018 and dozens of defendants.

R V VARGAS (2017)

  • Represented the manager of a Money Transfer Bureau indicted with using fake and stolen identification in order to transfer the proceeds of crime to Colombia.

OPERATION SOLAR (2016)

  • Represented one member of a family of suspected drug dealers alleged to have laundered millions over many years. Unusual in its reliance upon police intelligence as the main source of the prosecution evidence.

OPERATION FORRESTER (2015)

  • Thirteen-defendant international conspiracy to supply multi-kilos of cocaine and launder the proceeds through the ‘Hawala’ banking system.

OPERATION YATES 2 (2015)

  • Money laundering prosecution arising from Operation Yates 1, a conspiracy to import over one hundred kilos of heroin from Pakistan.

OPERATION CROCODILE (2013)

  • Conspiracy to launder over 12 million pounds of the proceeds of crime through the ‘Hawala’ banking system.

OPERATION ENIGMA (2012)

  • Twelve-defendant 200 million money laundering through a Money Transfer Bureau and the ‘Hawala’ system. One of the largest prosecutions of its type, listed for a four-month trial.

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