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Client accused of handling £286k of stolen goods cleared at Maidstone Crown Court

7.04.2015

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R v P and others

Senior Solicitor Dina Patel acted for a Mr P who was charged with four others with Conspiracy to receive stolen goods following a large investigation dating back to 2013.  It was alleged that the client along with the others, was part of a much wider Organised Crime Group, and worked together to steal transit vans, strip them and then sell on the parts of the vehicles to the public.  The estimated value of the transit vans stolen to date was calculated to be in the region of £286,000.

At Maidstone Crown Court today, the Prosecution were forced to offer no evidence against our client.

We instructed Ms Kate Chidgy of 3 Temple Garden Chambers.