British money launderers jailed over timeshare scam, one in Spain still at large 

Mark Battersby
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A former British solicitor and his partner, a bar owner on the Costa Del Sol, have been sentenced to a total of four and a half years for laundering organised crime money in excess of £500,000 related to a fraudulent timeshare scheme. On 24 March 2022, Reading Crown Court judge Sarah Cambell sentenced St Helens based Anthony Lea to three years in prison, and Ian Hollis to 18 months, both for the crime of money laundering.   Lea, 66, is a former solicitor struck off in 2001 for misusing client funds. Hollis, 59 is a bar owner in Calahonda on the Costa Del Sol. Lea was immediately take...

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