A legal professional, a lottery winner and a developer were subject to seize of assets for $6 million as part of the dismantling of an international money laundering scheme.
Eric Grove (real state developer), Timothy Becker (barrister in London) and Amanda Nuttall (2008 lottery winner), saw their assets seized including eleven properties such as the “White Horse Hotel”, a Bentley, properties in Dubai and Cannes.
The investigation started as Mr. Jonathan Nuttal (Amanda’s Nuttal husband) was convicted for his ties with Amir Azam (convicted drug trafficker).
The order do not include Mr. Nuttal as all his accumulated wealth is under his wife’s name, as per reported information.
The case includes laundering of drug proceeds, laundering of Russian state embezzlement related assets and laundering of the profits of UK-Based frauds and other crimes.
The laundering scheme included a sophisticated network of companies in the UK, Russia, Austria, Croatia, Seychelles, the British Virgin Islands and the United States.