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  • Crime - 10, June

    David Maunder secured conviction in Will Forgery case

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    Posted by Harry Partridge

    David Maunder successfully prosecuted Brian & Julie Fairs who were charged with forging their deceased relatives will in an attempt to inherit her £100,000 estate.  After 7 days of trial the couple were found guilty of Forgery, along with other charges, on which they were both sentenced. Click here to read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-47747316  

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  • Crime - 5, June
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    Lucie Stoker Successfully Prosecuted Inheritance Fraud

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    Posted by Harry Partridge

    Lucie Stoker successfully prosecuted a lady charged with fraud of almost almost £200,000 from her aunts’ inheritance. The case involved over 3,500 exhibits along with a self-represented defendant. The trial concluded in 8 days, after which the defendant was sentenced to 6 years in prison. Read further here.  

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  • Crime - 14, May

    Oliver Willmott, Leanne Woodman, James Bromige and Catherine Flint successful in multi-million pound prosecution of grant fraud

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    Posted by Colleen Inker

    Oliver Willmott, led by Shane Collery QC of Red Lion Chambers, has been successful in the prosecution of an unusual and highly complex case of grant fraud against the Welsh Assembly Government. The funds were secured in a bid to develop a revolutionary fish feed made from farmed ragworm, but costs were grossly overstated or … Continue reading Oliver Willmott, Leanne Woodman, James Bromige and Catherine Flint successful in multi-million pound prosecution of grant fraud

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