Richard Gibbs Client Acquitted in £1.7m Tobacco Smuggling Case

Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Richard Gibbs client has been acquitted in the case where the defendent and two others where charged with a £1.7 million conspiracy to evade tax on the importation of tobacco. HMRC seized the tobacco in the form of cigarettes and hand rolled tobacco from addresses in Wolverhampton during 2012 and 2013. Shahab Ali, represented by Richard Gibbs has been found not guilty. The other two parties in the case, Alan Nesbeth and Renna Graham, were convicted with conspiring to evade the tax and to transport counterfeit tobacco from various storage and container units across the West Midlands.

The trial is also linked to cases involving two Chinese nationals who are charged with the same offences. 

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