Regina v James and another – WLR Daily

Posted January 5th, 2012 in appeals, confiscation, law reports, sentencing by tracey

Regina v James and another; [2011] EWCA Crim 2991;  [2011] WLR (D)  389

“Expenditure on scales, machinery parts, rent and wages for casual workers were not sums obtained as a result of or in connection with criminal conduct, in this case the evasion of excise duty on tobacco products, and therefore did not amount to a benefit from criminal conduct for the purposes of section 76(4) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.”

WLR Daily, 21st December 2011