Stopping a Criminal Investigation

In 2018 Jonathan Lennon (instructed by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors) applied to the Crown Court for the discharge of a series of POCA Production Orders, granted at without notice hearings, compelling banks and financial institutions to produce financial materials relating to their corporate client; a money exchange bureau, as part of a criminal money laundering investigation. These orders are rarely challenged, Jonathan explains the law and procedure with reference to this case which resulted in the Metropolitan Police ending their criminal investigation rather than attempting to defend their Orders.

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