Fri, 08 Jul 2016
A case, in which leading Criminal Law barrister Michael Burrows QC prosecutes, sees drugs baron Karl Wilson ordered repay £400,000 after admitting to running a drugs business for seven years.
The order came after Judge Martin Walsh ruled, at Manchester Crown Court, that Wilson made over £10 million pounds from this drugs business.
It was heard that Wilson had assets worth in total of over £300,000 which was bought with his drugs money. His assets included a villa and a partially built property in Jamaica, a bungalow in Wolverhampton and a £3,000 Mecedes car.
Wilson launched his drugs business in 2002 before fleeing to Jamaica two months before officers smashed the operation in February 2009.
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