Record £125m in assets recovered from criminals – The Guardian

Posted May 24th, 2007 in confiscation, news by sally

“Luxury mansions, classic cars ranging from Bentleys to Lamborghinis, millions in cash and even racehorses are among the record £125m-worth of assets recovered from criminals in the last year. Claiming the seizures as a great success, the Home Office will today announce greater powers to confiscate criminals’ wealth.”

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The Guardian, 24th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Fugitive barrister stripped of assets in absence – The Times

Posted April 5th, 2007 in confiscation, fraud, news by sally

“A former barrister who went on the run mid-way through her trial for conning £80,000 from an insurance company has been stripped of her remaining assets in her absence.”

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The Times, 5th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk