Fraud Cases

Drug and Syringe
Opus Law Represents K in Large Money Laundering and Drug Dealing case

This case alleged the distribution of steroids and cannabis and the laundering of the proceeds of those acts...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Liquor Store
NOT GUILTY Verdict in Large Alcohol Fraud Case

Ben Jones, Director, acted for P in a case before the Newcastle Crown Court known as Operation Orchid...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Cigarettes
Opus Represent H in ‘UKs Largest Illegal Tobacco Factory’ Case

Ben Jones, Director, represented H in this matter before the Sheffield Crown Court, brought by HMRC and known as Operation Hairball 2...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Vault
Company has Substantial Funds Returned After Account Freezing Order Granted

Ben Jones, Director, represented a company who had their business account frozen by HMRC...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

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Accountant Avoids Jail in £500,000 VAT Fraud Case

Ben Jones, Director, represented S in this highly unusual case before the Leeds Crown Court...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Men with Calculator
Accountant acquitted in Multi-Million Pound VAT Trial in Newcastle

Ben Jones, Director, represented N who faced 4 charges before the Newcastle Crown Court...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Credit Assessment
C escapes prison for tax and benefit fraud offence

Ben Jones, Director, represented C who appeared before the Bradford Crown Court with her husband charged with offences...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

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W Avoids Jail in £3.5 million Money Laundering Case

D instructed Ben Jones, Director, in relation to allegations of Money Laundering and aiding and abetting a disqualified director...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Medicine Prescription
Opus Law Acts For J in Large Steroid Supply Case

D instructed Ben Jones, Director, in relation to a 18 defendant conspiracy to import raw prohibited steroid powders...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

In Negotiation
D Avoids Prison in Large Cash for Crash Conspiracy Case

D instructed Ben Jones, Director, in relation to a 37 defendant conspiracy to defraud case...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Handshake
NOT GUILTY Verdict in Cash For Crash Case

Ben Jones, Director, acted for G before the Nottingham Crown Court in relation to a large cash for crash case named Operation Skipsea...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

United States Court House
C Avoids Immediate Jail Term in Large Publishing Fraud

C was represented by Ben Jones, Director, in relation to Operation Spinnaker before the Nottingham Crown Court...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Business Meeting
B Avoids Jail For Role in Small Business Fraud

Fifteen defendants were charged in Operation Tango which came before the Preston Crown Court. Ben Jones, Partner, was instructed by B...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Gavel
NOT GUILTY. M Acquitted of Serious Fraud Charges

Ben Jones, Partner, was instructed by M when he faced serious fraud charges before the Bradford Crown Court...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

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NOT GUILTY. D Found Not Guilty Of
Money Laundering

Ben Jones acted for D who appeared at the Crown Court charged with money laundering...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

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NOT GUILTY. Glorious Acquittal in Teesside Case

S was charged with numerous co-defendants in Operation Bamburgh. This was a large scale investigation...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Gavel
R v C

Ben Jones was instructed to represent C, an ex –professional footballer who had been a Steward at a Working Mens Club for 25 years...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Young Lawyer
Ex professional footballer Bobby Campbell found not guilty of all fraud charges that he faced

Opus Law, the specialist fraud department of Petherbridge Bassra, can...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Law Firm
Opus Law is today acting for Delroy Facey, a Former Premier League footballer charged with conspiracy to commit bribery

Opus Law is today acting for Delroy Facey, a Former Premier League footballer...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Team Discussion
R v H, B

This case involved allegations by Customs and Excise of the laundering of millions of pounds of money through the Hawala Banking system...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Business Meeting
R v S

Opus Law represented S who was charged with an offence of Money Laundering, whereby it was alleged that he conspired with eight others...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

Working Silhouettes
R v F

Opus Law instructed to represent a famous and high profile champion “Cage Fighter” over allegations that he failed to declare his income...

Case represented by Ben Jones, Opus Law.

 Scales of Justice
Just Eat Accounts Spear Kebab Shop Owner in Tax Evasion Case

Ben Jones and Mohammed Asif represented T before the Liverpool Crown Court. The Defendant was charged with serious offences...

Case represented by Ben Jones and Mohammad Asif,
Opus Law.

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R V R - Operation Inertia

Opus represented R in one of the largest and most complex MTIC prosecutions ever brought by HMRC.

Case represented by Ben Jones and Mohammad Asif,
Opus Law.

Young Man in Glasses
R v R

Operation Inertia. £365 million VAT fraud, hailed by HMRC as the largest VAT fraud prosecution brought by them, linked to R v C...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones and Mohammad Asif,
Opus Law.

Businessmen
R v C

Operation Fastback. £365 million VAT fraud, hailed by HMRC as the largest VAT fraud prosecution brought by them, linked to R v R...

 

Case represented by Ben Jones and Mohammad Asif,
Opus Law.

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R v P

Opus Law represented P in Operation Shootout. A CPS/HMRC prosecution which charged P with 4 others in a £56 million MTIC fraud...

Case represented by Ben Jones and Mohammad Asif,
Opus Law.

Judge's Table
Opus Successfully Applies to have a Restraint Order Discharged Pre-Charge

Mohammad Asif represented P who was under investigation by Trading Standards for numerous offences...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

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Opus Achieves a 75% Share for the Wife of a Defendant in Confiscation Proceedings

Mohammad Asif represented F as an interested third party under section 10A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Case Listed in HMRC Top Ten Prosecutions of 2018

Opus Law acted for K in a prosecution lauded in HM Revenue and Customs’ ‘Top 10 Prosecutions of 2018’...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Cement Their Role as Confiscation Experts

Mohammad Asif has undertaken a number of recent difficult and complex Proceeds of Crime Act confiscation cases...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

Business Meeting
NOT GUILTY. Acquittal in Mortgage Fraud Case

Mohammad Asif represented B who was charged with several counts of mortgage fraud exceeding £1million...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

Business Meeting
Mortgage Fraudster Avoids Further Sentence and Confiscation

Mohammad Asif represented W, a convicted drug dealer already serving 10 years for being the head of a £42 million Class A drugs conspiracy...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

Dollar Notes
R v E

This case resulted from an investigation into drug trafficking and subsequent prosecution by the National Crime Squad...

Case represented by Mohammad Asif, Opus Law.

Justice Scale
Not Guilty Verdict for Client in Trading Standards Prosecution

Sarah Batty, Director, represented L in relation to a prosecution brought by Trading Standards for the alleged defrauding of vulnerable customers...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

 Scales of Justice
NOT GUILTY in Trading Standards Case

Sarah Batty, Director, represented L who faced numerous allegations relating to her alleged participation in misleading practices...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Case Listed in HMRC Top Ten Prosecutions of 2018

Opus Law acted for K in a prosecution lauded in HM Revenue and Customs’ ‘Top 10 Prosecutions of 2018’...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

Gavel
NOT GUILTY. C Acquitted of Banking Fraud

Sarah Batty , Partner, represented C who was charged with large scale banking fraud and money laundering...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

Variety of Coins
B Avoids Prison Despite £114,000 Benefit Fraud

Sarah Batty, Partner,  represented B who was charged with a large scale benefit fraud...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

Black and White Building
R v A

These proceedings stemmed from an investigation into a conspiracy to defraud Kirklees Council...

Case represented by Sarah Batty, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Case Listed in HMRC Top Ten Prosecutions of 2018

Opus Law acted for K in a prosecution lauded in HM Revenue and Customs’ ‘Top 10 Prosecutions of 2018’...

Case represented by Phillip Priestley, Opus Law.

 Scales of Justice
NOT GUILTY in Liverpool Duty Evasion Trial

S was charged with Conspiracy to evade excise duty between October 2013 and December 2014. The case involved the sale of laundered red diesel...

Case represented by Phillip Priestley, Opus Law.

Court House
The Prosecution Fail in Proceeds of Crime Application

The Proceeds of Crime Act leaves debts that do not go away. The prosecuting authority are entitled to bring further proceedings...

Case represented by Phillip Priestley, Opus Law.

Business People
Smart POCA Result for Opus Law Client

Phillip Priestley represented T following his sentence for a large scale Class A drug conspiracy at the Bristol Crown Court..

Case represented by Phillip Priestley, Opus Law.

Man in Farm
Opus Law Instructed in Nationwide Serious Fraud Case

David Golden, Consultant, acted in a serious prosecution named 'Operation Mudskipper'...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Act in £60 million HIV Cure Tax Fraud Trial

Reporting restrictions having been lifted we can reveal that The Opus Law Team acted for the financial director of a group of companies...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

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Opus Law Case Listed in HMRC Top Ten Prosecutions of 2018

Opus Law acted for K in a prosecution lauded in HM Revenue and Customs’ ‘Top 10 Prosecutions of 2018’...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

Dollar Bills
NOT GUILTY in Birmingham Fraud Conspiracy Case

Opus Law acted for F who after a nine week trial was the only defendant  who was acquitted unanimously by the jury...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

Working Silhouettes
R v H

Opus Law represented a businessman who was charged along with a solicitor and a chartered accountant...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

Modern Office
R v M

Opus Law acted in a prosecution by the Metropolitan Police in the build-up to London Olympics 2012...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

Job Interview
R v A

Opus Law were instructed by A, an accountant accused, along with three others, of involvement in a Ponzi / Madoff scheme...

Case represented by David Golden, Opus Law.

Vintage Car Steering Wheel
R v T

£250,000 prestige car thief pays £150...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Stacking Coins
R v B

Enforcement adjournment obtained when all the assets are sold and the money is spent...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Credit Card
R v M

Opus Law’s confiscation preparation is classed as exceptional...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

British Pound Coins
R v R

Oil Trader commits £3,000,000 fraud and pays £1...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

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R v N

‘N’ keeps home in confiscation variation...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Business Handshake
R v B

Opus Law commended by the Judge for Section 23 POCA variation...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

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R v H

Opus Law, are delighted to announce the conclusion of a complex money laundering trial with a not guilty verdict for our client ‘H’...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Lawyer
R v A

Opus Law represented A, a defendant charged with 2 counts of money laundering following a lengthy investigation...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Data on a Touch Pad
R v K

This case  was prosecuted by Revenue and Customs involved a Defendant working in an Accountancy Firm...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Business Team
R v P

This case involved allegations of fraud and money laundering against the defendants between December 2002 and December 2004...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Business Brainstorm
R v A

£30 million National Crime Squad Prosecution  known as Operation Diorite involving Hawala Banking...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Business Meeting
R v C, K

The court heard that the organised crime group migrated from smuggling tobacco to “missing trader” and fraud...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Meeting
R v B

One of a number of alcohol diversion fraud cases prosecuted by Revenue and Customs in 1997...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Papers
R v J

This case was prosecuted by the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in relation to offences...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.

Web Consultation
R v S

Multi-million pound MTIC fraud, involving the fictitious provision of travel services by 19 companies in the UK...

Case represented by the Opus Law Team.