Two guilty of £2.3m Olympic authority fraud – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2012 in fraud, money laundering, news, sport by sally

“Two men have been found guilty of money-laundering charges following a £2.3m fraud against the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed.”

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BBC News, 24th April 2012

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Former Nigeria governor James Ibori jailed for 13 years – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2012 in conspiracy, fraud, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A former London DIY store cashier who became governor of an oil-rich Nigerian state has been jailed for 13 years for fraud totalling nearly £50m ($77m).”

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BBC News, 17th April 2012

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Swansea solicitor Cornelius has fraud convictions quashed – BBC News

“A solicitor from Swansea jailed for fraud and money laundering has had his conviction quashed and been set free.”

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BBC News, 14th March 2012

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Banker Lorna Keary jailed for £127,000 fraud – The Independent

Posted March 12th, 2012 in banking, confiscation, false accounting, fraud, loans, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A bank manager has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of siphoning off tens of thousands of pounds to fund her lifestyle.”

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The Independent, 9th March 2012

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Arran Coghlan: Court orders businessman to lose home – BBC News

Posted March 5th, 2012 in confiscation, drug trafficking, money laundering, news by tracey

“A businessman, cleared of three murder charges and drugs dealing, has been ordered to hand his home to the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (Soca).”

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BBC News, 5th March 2012

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Former gang leader Terry Adams back in jail for hiding big spending – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2011 in confiscation, money laundering, news by sally

“The one-time gangland boss Terry Adams paid £7,500 for a Harley Street facelift during a spending spree that he hid from the authorities, a court heard.”

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The Guardian, 25th November 2011

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Money launderer gets suspended term – The Independent

“A casino worker was sentenced today for laundering thousands of pounds of drug money with her father, police said.”

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The Independent, 1st August 2011

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Three years for sham marriage ‘fixer’ – Home Office

Posted July 25th, 2011 in bigamy, fraud, immigration, marriage, money laundering, press releases, sentencing by tracey

“Abiola Abdulkareem was arrested at Abingdon Register Office on Friday 14 May 2010, as the wedding of Idowu James Ojomu from Nigeria and French national Maria Deroff got underway.”

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Home Office, 20th July 2011

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British banks ignore money-laundering rules, says FSA – The Guardian

Posted June 23rd, 2011 in banking, financial regulation, money laundering, news, reports by sally

“The City of London is showing brazen disregard for rules to stop money laundering and is welcoming with open arms some of the world’s most unsavoury political leaders and their cronies, according to a damning report by the Financial Services Authority.”

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The Guardian, 22nd June 2011

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Treasury to scrap money-laundering penalties – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted June 15th, 2011 in law firms, money laundering, news, penalties by sally

“The Treasury is to abolish more than 24 criminal penalties that can currently be imposed on law firms and other businesses for failing to comply with money-laundering regulations.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 15th June 2011

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FSA wins first criminal conviction for ‘boiler room’ fraud – The Guardian

Posted June 14th, 2011 in financial regulation, fraud, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“The Financial Services Authority has secured its first criminal conviction for a ‘boiler room’ fraud after David Mason was sentenced to two years in prison and disqualified from being a director for six years.”

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The Guardian, 14th June 2011

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Identity theft gang jailed – Home Office

“Eight members of an organised crime group have been sent to jail for more than 24 years for their part in large scale identity fraud and money laundering which resulted in the loss of millions of pounds.”

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Home Office, 24th May 2011

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Solicitor General: Speech to Annual Conference of the Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers – Attorney General’s Office

“Solicitor General: Speech to Annual Conference of the Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers on 16th May 2011.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 16th May 20111

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PCSO jailed after laundering cash from brothel – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 21st, 2011 in community support officers, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A police community support officer (PCSO) has been jailed for nine months after he laundered tens of thousands of pounds from a brothel run by his prostitute wife.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2011

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Prostitution ring boss Thomas Carroll faces £1.9m order – BBC News

Posted March 14th, 2011 in money laundering, news, proceeds of crime, prostitution by sally

“A man who ran an international prostitution ring has been told to hand over nearly £2m of his criminal profits or face another 10 years in jail.”

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BBC News, 14th March 2011

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Safety deposit pair who held millions for gangs jailed – BBC News

“The director of three safety deposit box centres in London has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after raids in which police seized £500m in assets.”

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BBC News, 7th March 2011

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Sports editor jailed for £370k scam – The Independent

Posted February 7th, 2011 in false accounting, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A former sports editor was jailed today after defrauding a national newspaper of more than £370,000.”

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The Independent, 7th February 2011

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Grantham lawyer jailed for theft and money laundering – BBC News

Posted January 14th, 2011 in money laundering, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A Lincolnshire solicitor who stole £214,000 from clients including her grandmother, has been jailed for three years.”

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BBC News, 13th January 2011

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Respected police sergeant led double life as ‘mob boss in uniform’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 5th, 2010 in drug offences, gangs, money laundering, news, police by sally

“Salim Razaq, 31, became a ‘mob boss in police uniform’ after taking charge of a drug and money-laundering racket when his younger brother, Hafiz, was jailed for kidnapping a rival gang member during a brutal turf war.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th November 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Bar regulator introduces monitoring scheme – Bar Standards Board

Posted October 18th, 2010 in barristers, complaints, equality, money laundering, press releases by sally

“The BSB is launching a scheme to monitor all chambers and sole practitioners. This is following a successful pilot scheme that took place in 2008.”

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Bar Standards Board, 18th October 2010

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk