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John Ojakovoh and Graeme Molloy secure convictions in cyber crime case at Blackfriars Crown Court

John Ojakovoh (Leader) and Graeme Molloy (Junior) prosecuting for the CPS International Justice and Organised Crime Division following a National Crime Agency investigation recently secured convictions for two offences under s3A(2) of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and a money laundering offence. The defendant after a late change of plea to Guilty was sentenced to a total of 24 months’ immediate imprisonment. The case was unusual in that the defendant himself did not carry out computer hacking but ran an online business selling software designed by him to disguise viruses so that they by-passed anti-virus software thereby enabling other cyber criminals to commit hacking offences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 KBW Announcement on No Returns Policy
Because we believe that without decisive action by the Criminal Bar the MOJ will continue to systematically destroy the Criminal Justice System we at 9 KBW stand firm with our colleagues in taking that action.

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Paul Douglass secures acquittal of foster carer in historic sex abuse trial
Paul Douglass represented a client in his 70s alleged to have sexually abused two females he and his wife fostered in the late 1990s. The female complainants came forward independently in 2013 and 2015 respectively and there was no evidence of collusion.

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Claire Stevenson defends client in the first trial Snaresbrook Crown Court has heard, in the past 23 years, raising the defence of insanity
Claire acted for the defence in the trial of a 26 year old man at Snaresbrook Crown Court on the 3rd April 2018. The defendant was facing a three-count indictment, one of affray, and two of racially aggravated public order offences.

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John Ojakovoh and Mark Sookram secure convictions in tax fraud trial at Luton Crown Court
John Ojakovoh (Leader) and Mark Sookram (Junior) prosecuted for the CPS Specialist Fraud Division in a trial at Luton Crown Court arising from an HMRC investigation into fraudulent Gift Aid claims made by the charity for which the defendant had acted as Pastor and Chair of Trustees.

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9 KBW is delighted to announce success in applications to the Crown Prosecution Service Specialist Panels for the Serious Crime Group and Fraud
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Counsel John Clifford, John Ojakovoh and Graeme Molloy have been successful in their applications to join the Serious Crime Group and Daniel Cohen in his application to the Specialist Fraud Panel.

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