Mumin Hashim and Gulam Ahmed secured the only acquittal in a multi-handed large scale immigration and tax fraud in one of the longest trials of 2018 that lasted 35-weeks. The trial involved fraudulent applications of Tier 1 general and entrepreneur visas.
Barry McElduff, leading Kaj Scarsbrook, recently secured the final conviction after one trial and two retrials in a complex and lengthy drug conspiracy.
Operation Daraga was a South West Regional Crime Unit investigation into a Liverpool based Organised Crime Group, who were involved in the trafficking of large wholesale quantities of crack cocaine and heroin from Liverpool down to towns in Dorset and Somerset for onwards distribution to lower-level drug dealers and users. Read More …
Mohiussannath Chowdhury had been charged with an allegation under s5 of the Terrorism Act 2006. The prosecution alleged that on 25th August 2017 Chowdhury drove to Buckingham Palace with a long samurai sword to commit an act of terror.
Prior to leaving his home he had written a suicide note to his sister and sharpened the sword. In the days leading up to this incident, Chowdhury had professed hatred for the Queen, the armed forces and the police. He believed the UK was complicit in the killing of innocent people in Yemen by supplying arms to Saudi Arabia.
Robin Sellers and Kelly Brocklehurst successfully prosecuted a self-taught hacker who carried out a cyber attack so powerful that it knocked Liberia offline.
The National Crime Agency describe the defendant as perhaps the most significant cyber criminal yet to be caught in the UK.
Further details of this case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46840461