10 in court on big fraud and laun­der­ing charges

Bangor Mail - - NEWS -

EIGHT men and two women ap­peared in court over al­le­ga­tions of fraud and money laun­der­ing in­volv­ing amounts up to £653,000.

The 31 of­fences were said to have hap­pened be­tween 2012 and 2016. The 10 ap­peared at a plea and trial prepa­ra­tion hear­ing in Caernar­fon ahead of a trial to be held next year.

Mark Wil­liams, 33, of Bro Rhythallt, Llan­rug, pleaded guilty to con­vert­ing crim­i­nal prop­erty by cash­ing cheques of £27,000.

David Cash­man, 27, of Seiriol Road, Ban­gor, de­nied two charges of con­vert­ing crim­i­nal prop­erty by cash­ing two cheques of £18,000 and £980, as well as a third charge of laun­der­ing £5,030.

Mandy Jones, 41, of Bron y Graig, Llangefni, de­nied two of­fences of laun­der­ing £5,316.20 and £4,200.

Steven Charles Jones, 38, of Maeshyfryd Road, Llangefni, pleaded not guilty to two charges of con­vert­ing crim­i­nal prop­erty by cash­ing cheques of £8,900 and £34,200, and also four counts of fraud by com­plet­ing work al­legedly priced £64,916.20, £653,510.84, £5,200 and £3,530, one count of laun­der­ing £17,040, one of trans­fer­ring crim­i­nal prop­erty of £4,990 and one of run­ning a fraud­u­lent busi­ness.

Lewis Ma­cauley, 30, Newry Street, Holy­head, pleaded not guilty to con­vert­ing crim­i­nal prop­erty – a £900 cheque.

Caryn Owen, 51, of Queens Av­enue, Ban­gor, de­nied trans­fer­ring crim­i­nal prop­erty of £13,521 and laun­der­ing £55,123.

Sean Par­lour, of Ber­wyn Street, Llan­gollen, pleaded not guilty to laun­der­ing £8,000.

Christo­pher Pol­litt, 43, of Thorn­ley Av­enue, Rhyl, de­nied con­vert­ing crim­i­nal prop­erty of £7,000.

Daniel Lee Tay­lor, 30, of Is­graig, Llangefni, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud of £5,200 and £3,530.

Sim­i­lar charges were not put to Bed­wyr Fon Roberts, 34, of Queens Av­enue, Ban­gor, who will plead at a hear­ing on Septem­ber 1.

The de­fen­dants were bailed un­til Fe­bru­ary 1.

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