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Jim Sturman KC and Tom Daniel’s client acquitted on all charges in SFO prosecution

Cases 1 Jul 24

Jim and Tom, instructed by Sally Azarmi of Azarmi Law, acted for X who was charged with fraud by abuse of position and money laundering. The investigation began as an inquiry into a biofuel sustainability fraud and raids on one of the UK’s largest private companies, a large business in Holland and arrests in London and in Europe.

The case involved inquiries in numerous foreign jurisdictions and involved complex evidence of trading practices. One of the three counts was dismissed after a successful application to dismiss in May 2022 but the trial at Southwark Crown Court on the remaining two counts only began in May 2024 after the disclosure of millions of documents.

Read more: https://www.2bedfordrow.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/BREAKING-Fuel-Trader-Acquitted-Of-Fraud-Over-Secret-Commissions-Law360.pdf

Cases | 1 Jul 24

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