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Recent POCA Cases

20-Nov-2017

Our criminal defence forensic accountants assist solicitors and barristers in a wide range of cases involving Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA). Here are some of our recent results....

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R-v-A - NCA led operation into a conspiracy to supply controlled drugs of class A.

The alleged benefit obtained as a result of the Defendant’s particular and general criminal conduct was c£40,000 (value of drugs) and c£370,000 (property transferred) respectively.

Total benefit c£410,000.

We were able to demonstrate that the assumptions made by the Prosecution were incorrect, leading to an Order being made for the value of the drugs only.

Total reduction in benefit c£370,000.

 

R-v-L - Conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud.

The alleged benefit obtained as a result of the Defendant’s particular and general criminal conduct was c£406,000 (mortgage advance) and c£886,000 (property transferred) respectively.

Total benefit c£1,292,000.

Not only, were we able to demonstrate that the assumptions made by the Prosecution were incorrect, but we were also successful in reducing the particular benefit, leading to an Order being made for just c£8,500.

Total reduction in benefit c£1,283,500.

 

R-v-K - NCA led investigation.

Conspiracy to defraud, possession of articles for use in fraud and concealing, disguising, converting and transferring criminal property.

The alleged benefit obtained as a result of the Defendant’s particular and general criminal conduct was c£2,000,000 and c£5,300,000 (property transferred) respectively.

Total benefit c£7,300,000.

We were able to demonstrate that the assumptions made by the Prosecution were incorrect, leading to an Order being made for c£4M.

Total reduction in benefit c£3,300,000.

 

Our team of forensic accountants undertake work at Legal Aid Agency rates. To discuss a potential case, call us on 0113 387 5670, email us at enquiries@forthsonline.co.uk or fill out an Enquiry Form and we will contact you directly.