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27 Apr 2015

Ian Whitehust secures acquittal in conspiracy to convert criminal property case

Ian Whitehurst has secured the acquittal of a defendant after a 8 week trial at Burnley Crown Court.

The defendant faced allegations of being involved in a conspiracy to convert criminal property relating to the sale of stolen plant machinery valued at £400,000.

The prosecution case was that the defendant played a key role in delivering the stolen vehicles to unsuspecting customers.

Ian Whitehurst was instructed by Michael Balmer of Garstangs Barrows Bussin