Further Operation Valgus Convictions

Ben Douglas-Jones, led by Patrick Harrington QC of Farrar’s Building, instructed by Elspeth Pringle MBE of the Central Fraud Group, were recently due to prosecute 7 defendants in the second of three trials in Operation Valgus, the largest fraud ever investigated by North Wales Police. 

They pleaded guilty and are due to be sentenced in January.  12 defendants including mortgage brokers, a chartered surveyor and a solicitor have been convicted.  A further trial is due to take place in 2014.