Man charged with fraud, theft and money laundering offences

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit has charged a man with a number of fraud, theft and money laundering offences.

After his arrest on 23 January 2019, Wybo Wiersma, aged 38 from Het Weike, Goredijk in the Netherlands was charged yesterday (7/4) with the following:

  • Fraud by false representation – Fraud Act 2006.
  • Possess / control article for use in fraud – Fraud Act 2006.
  • Make / supply article for use in fraud – Fraud Act 2006.
  • Theft from the person of another.
  • Proceeds of Crime – transfer criminal property – money launder.
  • Proceeds of Crime – convert criminal property – money launder.
  • Proceeds of Crime – conceal criminal property – money launder.
  • Proceeds of Crime – disguise criminal property – money launder.
  • Proceeds of crime – possess criminal property – money launder.

The charges are in relation to the theft of crypto currency in January 2018.

Wiersma has been extradited to the UK and will appear at Oxford Magistrates Court today (8/4).