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Criminal to pay back £1.2m

A man from near Bath has been ordered to pay back £1.2million he made through money laundering and fraud offences.

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Fraudster to pay back £1m of crime money

A man from near Bath has been ordered to pay back £1.2million he made through money laundering and fraud offences.

Taunton Crown Court heard that 68 year old Peter Martin of Norton St Philip benefited from crime by £1,204,143.58.

He will lose his £900,000 home at Barnfield, Chatley Furlong, £373,000 in cash, and £17,000 he gifted to someone else.

On January 21, 2011 he was sentenced to nine years, reduced to seven on appeal, in prison after being convicted of concealing criminal property, converting criminal property and obtaining a money transfer by deception.

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