Money Lending Team Investigation - three arrested in Cumbria
Last updated at 16:06, Friday, 14 March 2014
OFFICERS from Cumbria Police and the England Illegal Money Lending Team executed a series of search warrants across Carlisle in the early hours of today as part of an investigation into organised criminality in Carlisle.
The warrants have led to the arrest of a 57-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from Carlisle on suspicion of money laundering, and a 62-year-old man from Carlisle on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering. Officers are examining quantities of cash and other items seized, and interviewing those detained.
Detective Inspector Adrian Johnson who led today’s operation said: “Organised Crime has many facets and spans different crime areas. Today we were assisted by colleagues from the illegal money lending team to disrupt individuals believed to be involved in organised crime.
If you have any information regarding illegal money lending please contact the confidential hotline on 0300 555 2222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.”
First published at 14:58, Friday, 14 March 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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