As Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer for Dutton Gregory I have to advise our lawyers on how to avoid being involved in helping criminals dispose of their ill gotten gains. I am always having to urge caution in such dealings. However as the case below shows you may get more than you bargain for if you assist a criminal in handling stolen goods!
Gives a whole new meaning to "check carefully the source of funds"
WEIRD CASES Getting to the bottom of the matter Gary Slapper September 29 2016, 12:01am, The Times The case against Leston Lawrence alleges that, over a year, he smuggled out 18 biscuit-sized gold “pucks” At a recent trial in Ottawa, a former employee of the Royal Canadian Mint stood accused of an unusual inside job — stealing C$180,000 worth of gold by secreting it in his rectum. The case against Leston Lawrence alleges that, over a year, he smuggled out 18 biscuit-sized gold “pucks” weighing 210 grams each (just under a half-pound) and sold them to a local business called Ottawa Gold Buyers.