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JUL
12

Cyber-Fraud Sentencing Success

Miles Herman was instructed in the case of Pavel Cyganok who was subject of police code name ‘Operation Crossbill’ concerned with a complex network of domains, command and control servers, and associated malicious programmes directed at the promotion of fraud through the internet. Following a highly complex and lengthy investigation Mr Cyganok was charged with various offences relating to the unlawful interception of computers.

A yearlong case culminated with sentences being passed at the Central Criminal Court. These sentences were imposed following lengthy negotiations between the defence and the prosecution concerning Mr Cyganok’s role in this enquiry.

Lewis Nedas are at the forefront in representing defendants facing computer-related crime, be it malicious interception of computers, or supplying software for the use or in connection with fraud. In addition they are experts at dealing with the consequential offences of conspiracy to defraud and concealing criminal property, which relate to the concealment and onward distribution of the proceeds of the fraudulent conduct relating to the interception of computers.

The case was investigated by the Special Casework Division of Crown Prosecution Service and the E-Crime Unit of the Computer Crime Team.

See the BBC News coverage here.

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JUL
12

Outstanding Acquittal for Lewis Nedas Law

Miles Herman represented a defendant facing multiple counts of importation of Class A drugs totalling over 200kg. Following a contested trial on all matters, the defendant was acquitted unanimously on all charges.

This stunning success followed painstaking work undertaking by Miles, assisted by Charles Conway (Senior Lead Counsel) and Nick Ornstin (Solicitor Advocate from this firm), over a period of years. The value of the drugs the prosecution put in the region of £9,000,000 and the operation code named ‘Galling’ involved dozens of officers from the Serious Organized Crime Agency. The matter was prosecuted by the Organized Crime Division of the Crown Prosecution Service.

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JUL
06

SFO Ponzi Fraud Instruction

Siobhain Egan has been instructed to represent an individual facing prosecution by the SFO and Nottingham Police relating to a £multi-million pension fraud.

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JUN
30

General Dental Council Professional Conduct Committee Success for Lewis Nedas Law

Jeffrey Lewis acted for a foreign-registered dentist, who was re-qualifying in the UK, and faced serious allegations brought before the General Dental Council Professional Conduct Committee.

As a result of Jeffrey’s thorough and diligent case preparation, she was acquitted of all but two minor charges and thankfully kept on the Dental Register. Our client was delighted.

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JUN
30

Sentencing Success for Violent Disorder Conviction

Jeremy Ornstin, the head of our advocacy department and joint senior partner, defended a young undergraduate who pleaded guilty to Violent Disorder following arrest at the TUC demonstration in March 2011.

As a result of Jeremy’s excellent advocacy skills and powers of persuasion the trial Judge agreed to impose a suspended sentence. Our young client was delighted.

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