Emirati ringleader jailed for 9 years over £104m smuggled cash from UK to Dubai 

Mark Battersby
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The ringleader of a money laundering group which smuggled tens of millions of pounds of criminal cash out of the UK has been jailed for nine years, the UK's National Crime Agency said in a statement.  Abdullah Mohammed Ali Bin Beyat Alfalasi arranged travel for a network of couriers, who between them smuggled £104m from the UK to Dubai between November 2019 and October 2020. The 47-year-old Emirati national was arrested by National Crime Agency officers at a flat in Belgravia during a visit to the UK in December last year. Four of Alfalasi's couriers have already been convicted as ...

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