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William England secures acquittal in multi-million-pound drugs conspiracy at Swansea nightingale court.

28/04/2022

William England, instructed by Richard Derby and Andrea Wilson of Potter Derby Solicitors, represented Samantha McCann who was acquitted of production and supply of cannabis and money laundering on Day 5 of a trial that was schedule to last some 6-weeks.

Following submissions and legal argument, the crown formally offered no further evidence against Samantha McCann and the jury returned verdicts of not guilty on all three counts alleged against her.

The case involved a conspiracy to produce and supply both cannabis, cannabis oil, and cannabis chocolate on an industrial scale, the prosecution also alleged that the parties laundered the proceeds of the same. The estimated value of that traded ran into millions of pounds.

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https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/mccann-family-cannabis-production-supply-23736099

https://www.thenational.wales/news/20094767.family-change-pleas-industrial-drug-operation-near-whitland/

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