Money laundering trial underway in Guernsey

The husband and wife from Sark face seven charges. The long running investigation began in 2012.

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FBI agent to give evidence in money laundering trial

Guernsey's Royal Court. Credit: ITV News

More than 30 witnesses including an FBI agent are due to give evidence in the trial of a Sark couple accused of money laundering.

The trial of husband and wife Micheal Doyle, 47, and Belinda Lanyon, 54, opened this morning in Guernsey.

They deny all of the seven charges they face.

The prosecution claim the offences span ten years, across different countries.

Money laundering trial begins in Guernsey

Guernsey's Royal Court

The trial of a husband and wife from Sark, accused of money laundering, finally begins at Guernsey's Royal Court today.

The long-running investigation began in 2012, when the couple's property was raided by 16 border agency officers.

Micheal Doyle, 47, and Belinda Lanyon, 54, face seven charges - which also include possessing and using the proceeds of crime, the totals of which run into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

They both deny all of the charges against them.

More than 30 witnesses are expected to be called by the prosecution.

The trail is due to last six weeks.

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