Saturday, 20 December 2014

Brothels And Tax Evasion Probe: Three People In Court

Wimbledon Magistrates Court
Three people arrested after a HM Revenue & Customs probe into illegal brothels have appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates Court facing a variety of charges.

They are: Stephen Jones, 51, and Dorothy Jones, 63, both of Dunvegan Close, Manea, March, Cambridgeshire and Denise Oliver, 45, of Springfield Place, New Malden, Surrey.

Stephen Jones is charged with fraud by false representation, namely representing the contents of a £115,000 mortgage application were true on or before December 31, 2007.

He is also charged with one count of money laundering between January 29, 2008 and November 14, last year, namely receiving the cash proceeds of crime into a Santander bank account to facilitate mortgage payments.

Dorothy Jones faces one count of cheating the public revenue, namely tax evasion.

Oliver is charged with managing brothels used for prostitution in Burlington Road, New Malden and two in St. James Road, Surbiton between June 16, 2009 and November 14, last year.

She is also charged with possession of criminal property, namely £1,220 cash, at her home address on November 7, last year.

All three were bailed unconditionally to appear at Kington-upon-Thames Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on December 23.

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