Launderers in the news - June 2016

Woman sentenced for helping to launder proceeds from stolen BT equipment (Coventry)

A 59-year-old woman has been given a two-year prison sentence, suspended for two years, after being found guilty of money laundering. Four of her associates were also convicted of offences of money laundering and conspiracy to steal.
Read more in the Coventry Telegraph


Two men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) into a suspected tobacco excise and money-laundering operation.


Two men have been convicted after investigators from HMRC found almost £60,000 cash in the boot of a car. One of the men has been jailed for 15 months for his part in the scam.
Read more in the Nottingham Post


A man has been sentenced for three years in connection with drugs and money-laundering offences.
Read more on Cumbria Crack

Gang sentenced for money laundering operation (London)

A group has been jailed for its involvement in laundering millions of pounds in cash from unknown criminal proceeds and using Bank of China accounts based in China to launder the money for further unknown parties.
Read more on the Metropolitan Police website

Mortgage fraud gang led by faith healer jailed for total of 52 years (stoke)

Ten members of a gang led by a faith healer have been jailed for more than 52 years after being involved in a major mortgage fraud conspiracy.
Read more in the Stoke Sentinel

Ocean Springs Spa Manager Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Conspiracy

US Department of Justice
Gulfport, Miss. – Yeon Sook Hwang, 41, of Ocean Springs, pled guilty on Thursday, June 2, 2016, before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden, 
Fresno- and Visalia-Based Health Care Company President Charged with Fraud, Embezzlement ...
Fresno- and Visalia-Based Health Care Company President Charged with Fraud, Embezzlement andMoney Laundering. FRESNO, Calif. — A federal ...