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Saturday, 2 March 2019

Wine investment scams: Court success for Essex Police



 Christopher Brummitt
sought by Essex Police for 
skipping bail prior to sentencing


An update on Mayfair Worldwide Trading, Commodex Global and Winchester Associates involved in wine investment and graphene scams

Success for Essex Police:  

 

Adam EDWARDS – Guilty – awaiting sentence (appearing in court for sentence in April 2019)


Barry WARNER – Guilty – awaiting sentence as above


Tarik DRISSI – Guilty – awaiting sentence as above 

This was following their Not Guilty pleas and jury trial at Southwark Crown where all three were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud victims of Mayfair Worldwide Trading, Commodex Global and Winchester associates.

James BROOKS – guilty plea at pre-trial hearing to criminal finance offences. Will be sentenced alongside others in April

 

Christopher BRUMMITT – guilty plea at pre-trial hearing to criminal finance offences, was given bail by court but has absconded. Essex Police are actively seeking him. He admitted the offences on November 7th 2018. 

Christopher Brummit, 36, of Ugley, Bishop's Stortford, was due to be sentenced on Thursday 14th February, for two counts of transferring and acquiring criminal property.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "The case relates to a fine wine scam between 2013 and 2015 where he acquired £157,000 of criminally gained funds and transferred over £72,500 of them.
"Brummit is 5ft 7ins, he has a tattoo of a zodiac star on his neck and Celtic and tribal tattoos on his arms. 

"He has a triangular symbol tattooed on his chest and a scar. He has links to Bishop’s Stortford." 

Anyone with information can call Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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