Andrew Petterson secures acquittal in cyber money laundering trial

October 5, 2021

Andrew Petterson from Exchange Chambers has secured an acquittal for his client in a cyber money laundering trial.

The defendant was acquitted of using Bitcoin to money launder amounts in excess of £100,000.

The fraud from which the monies came was international and the allegation involved the use of Bitcoin to launder the money. The trial involved evidence as to the practise in the trade of Bitcoin and its potential use in money laundering.

Andrew was instructed by Shaqueel Shah at Woolfe & Co Solicitors.

Andrew has developed a practice specialising in serious crime.  He prosecutes and defends in equal measure and is regularly instructed in cases alleging fraud, serious violence, sexual offences and drug trafficking.