Tags: proceeds of crime
Lancashire tobacco smuggler’s payback time
A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail.
Fugitive money launderer extradited in joint operation
A convicted money launderer, who fled overseas in 2012, has been extradited to the UK where he will now begin a six-year prison sentence, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today.
Four jailed in £145 million money laundering plot
Two people who ran a money laundering service to criminals through their family-owned London bureaux de change have been jailed for 19 years, after ‘cleaning up’ £145 million of dirty cash. Two others who acted as money couriers were also jailed.
Illegal exporter ordered to repay criminal profit
The director of a Cambridgeshire company who ignored trade sanctions and exported over £3 million worth of banned products has been told that he and his company must pay over a total of £1.14 million of criminal profits within six months.