Man sentenced for money laundering and drugs offences – South East

A man has been sentenced to two years and eight months’ imprisonment for money laundering and drugs offences, following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).  Steven El-Mandhir, of Woodfield Road, Thames Ditton, Kingston-Upon-Thames, pleaded guilty to four counts of money laundering, possession of a controlled drug of class A – cocaine and failure to comply...

Proceeds of crime cash forfeited – Sussex

A court has ordered the forfeiture of almost £150,000 seized from a passenger at Gatwick Airport, following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). On 27 September 2018, Mohammed Zainulabdeen, aged 52, from Sri Lanka, was travelling to Sri Lanka when he was stopped and spoken to by Border Force...

Two charged in connection with drugs offences – Hampshire

Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) have today (8/7) charged two men in connection with drugs supply offences.  Ryan Playford, aged 47, of The Farthings, Warsash, Fareham, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, conspiracy to supply cannabis, possessing/purchasing or acquiring prohibited weapons, selling or transferring unauthorised firearms or ammunition and fraud by false representation.   Martyn...