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Anthony James secures acquittal in fraud trial at Woolwich Crown Court

09/04/2024

Anthony represented a defendant of good character in a fraud trial at Woolwich Crown Court. Anthony’s client was accused of using company funds to pay for a colleague’s wedding invitations. The total value of the fraud was over eight thousand pounds. The defendant’s manager at work, who asked the Defendant to put through the relevant transactions pleaded guilty, leaving only Anthony’s client on trial. The colleague for whom the invitations were purchased was not charged. Anthony argued that the defendant was neither dishonest and neither did she intend to make a gain or cause a loss.

After a five-day trial, the jury acquitted Anthony’s client unanimously.

Anthony was instructed by Andreea Jucan of Bark & Co.

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