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Thank you for an informative, up to date and interesting forum in relation to issues and cases of interest surrounding POCA 2002.
Sam Tucker - Dorset Police - POCA Forum - November 2011
Cash detention for the UK Border Agency
Mr Forster was instructed on behalf of the police to respond to the first appeal to the Crown Court on Circuit against a Forfeiture Order under section 298(2) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
For Julie Chambers of Hampshire County Council Trading Standards plus linked case for Swindon B.C and London Borough of Sutton. (Police FI - Rachel Barnes)
CPS Bournemouth (Dorset Police FI - Alan Wooller) Defendant convicted on guilty plea of importing small quantity of cocaine (value max £20,000 and sentenced on basis of supply to small circle of friends only). Defence contending benefit to that sum. Lifestyle confiscation on basis of other unexplained income. Proved illegal moonlighting electrical work. 2 day contested hearing. Defence forensic accountant. Ruling December 2009 Benefit figure £118,000. Confiscation ordered in that sum as available assets exceeded that figure.
Defendant convicted after trial of duty evasion re cigarettes. POCA confiscation followed. Benefit £927,385. Defendant claiming no available assets and 60k unexplained income dissipated. Negotiated settlement June 2009 for confiscation of £11.341.60 based on part value of pensions which could be taken early. Complex advice and consideration of pension law and interaction with POCA.
Tim Moores has carried out many POCA Cash Detentions and Forfeiture hearings for Roger Trencher of Hampshire Police. There are too many cases to single out and Tim has not lost any contested hearings.
Prosecution of two Romanian nationals involved in a Social Security and identity document fraud on an industrial scale
Defending a Polish national involved in an international money-laundering operation
Defence of a man charged with others in a large case of money laundering
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