R v E
This case resulted from an investigation into drug trafficking and subsequent prosecution by the National Crime Squad of a ‘major drug dealer’ at Manchester Crown Court.
Following his conviction a new investigation was launched known as Operation Norfolk which focused on the laundering of the proceeds from the drug trafficking.
The Operation Norfolk prosecutions involved allegations of money laundering by solicitors and professional persons in Keighley, Blackburn, Burnley, Earby and Clitheroe. The case had an estimate of 9 months and the material served was to exceed 500,000 documents.
Following defense applicaitons the Court dismissed charges against our client and recorded not guilty verdicts.
Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.