Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 44 (Aug)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Davis LJ, Foskett and Sweeney JJ (Judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Mark Le Brocq (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals)
Judgment Dates: 7 August 2012


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Appellant being office manager of money transfer business - Appellant being convicted of entering into money laundering arrangement and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment - Owner and manager, K, of business being sentenced to ten years' imprisonment, reduced to eight years on appeal - Appellant contending K obtaining far greater benefit from offence - Whether disparity in sentences justifying reduction in appellant's sentence.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed the appellant's appeal against sentence in respect of an offence of entering into a money laundering arrangement, in circumstances where there was a disparity between his sentence and that of a co-defendant.

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