Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 06 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Clarke LJ, Leveson and Cooke JJ

Representation Patrick Roche (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for C.
  Harold Persaud, solicitor advocate (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for D.
  Michael Orsulik (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for T.
Judgment Dates: 1 March 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Conspiracy to defraud - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentences of two years and six months' imprisonment and three years' imprisonment imposed upon two defendants who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud were upheld on appeal. A sentence of three years' imprisonment imposed upon a third co-defendant was reduced to two years and six months' imprisonment on account of his timely guilty plea.

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