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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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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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