News: Restraint, Confiscation & Civil Recovery

National Crime Agency v Suleyman Javadov and Izzat Khanim Javadova – Westminster Magistrates’ Court

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has settled its application for forfeiture under s303Z14 of POCA against Mr Javadov and Mrs...

6th July 2021

The Metropolitan Police seize record £114m worth of Cryptocurrency

The Metropolitan Police have confiscated £114m in Cryptocurrency as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation. This...

6th July 2021

£7M+ Confiscation ordered against former company executives

Former company executives of Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Ltd (SEWL) have been ordered to pay back over £7M of criminal...

18th September 2019

Supreme Court Judgment – Guraj

Judgment was handed down by the Supreme Court today in the case of R v Guraj. The case concerned the procedure for postponing...

14th December 2016

Environment Agency’s confiscation case collapses

Following a hearing lasting several days at Hereford Crown Court, the Environment Agency withdrew one of the largest...

23rd February 2016

Flash crash trader freed on bail

A UK trader accused of contributing to the 2010 US "flash crash" has been freed on bail after his conditions were changed. ...

14th August 2015

Nicholas Levene confiscation

A nominal confiscation order of £1 was made against Ponzi Scheme fraudster Nicholas Levene. Despite the Court finding that...

25th March 2013

Enforcement of £2M confiscation order stayed

The Crown sought Mark Liscott's imprisonment for 7 years, for failing to satisfy a £2million confiscation order. The court...

12th September 2012