In the Media

Solicitor jailed for money laundering

PUBLISHED January 12, 2012

A solicitor has been jailed for 12 months for money laundering, perverting the course of justice and prejudicing a money laundering investigation.

Nicholas Heywood, 45, of High Bank Lane, Bolton, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court (pictured) on 11 January for facilitating the laundering of money from a vulnerable lottery winner.

In a separate case, Heywood, formerly a partner with Manchester firm the Betesh Partnership, also withheld and altered conveyancing files connected with a police enquiry into the money laundering activities of a friend, now also convicted.

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