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Money Laundering

Money Laundering

Our accomplished team of Money Laundering Solicitors offers expert support and representation to individuals accused of involvement in money laundering activities.

Money laundering, the process of concealing the origins of illegally obtained money, carries serious legal consequences. If you're under suspicion or investigation for this offence, seeking immediate advice and representation from seasoned professionals is crucial.

At BKP , we specialise in providing tailored advice and representation to individuals facing money laundering charges. With our team's extensive experience in handling such cases since 1998, you can trust in our expertise and dedication to securing the best possible outcome for your case.

Here's how we can assist you:

  1. Comprehensive Support: We'll guide you through every step of the investigation and trial processes, offering first class advice and representation.
  2. Focused Defence: Our highly trained solicitors will meticulously analyse the evidence against you, building a robust defence strategy with unwavering commitment.
  3. Appeals Process: If you're dissatisfied with any decisions made against you, we'll provide guidance and representation throughout the appeals process.

We also work closely with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to ensure compliance with Money Laundering Regulations, updated in 2017.

Our services include:
  • Risk assessment for your business's vulnerability to money laundering.
  • Customer identity verification.
  • Identification of 'beneficial owners' of corporate bodies and partnerships.
  • Reporting suspicious activity to the National Crime Agency (NCA).
  • Employee training to ensure regulatory compliance.

By adhering to these regulations, we'll help safeguard your business from further penalties and prosecutions, ensuring you understand your responsibilities fully.

Activities classified as money laundering under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 include:

  • Possession, use, concealment, or facilitation of acquisition or control of criminal property.
  • Criminal property must be proven to be obtained through illegal means for charges to apply.

Allegations of money laundering can have far reaching implications, affecting not just individuals but also their families, friends, and colleagues. Prompt professional assistance is essential in navigating these complex legal matters.

Our track record speaks for itself, showcasing our ability to take a proactive and robust approach to securing the best outcome for your case.

Penalties for money laundering vary based on factors such as the crime's circumstances, duration, and the amount of criminal property involved.

Potential consequences include:

  • Up to 14 years' imprisonment.
  • Community punishment.
  • Substantial fines.
  • Asset freezing during investigations.
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