Man jailed for £500k money laundering scam

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Robert Bonnar pleaded guilty to money laundering

A MAN who laundered almost half a million pounds has been jailed for two years.

Robert John Bonnar, 38, pleaded guilty at Glasgow High Court on charges of laundering criminal cash by converting it into Euros through travel agents inGlasgow.

HMRC Assistant Director of Investigation inScotland, John Fitzcharles, said: “The proceeds of crime act was specifically designed to make it harder for money to be laundered and to deprive criminals of their illicit wealth.

“It is a vital element of HMRC’s criminal investigation strategy.  If anyone has any information relating to money laundering they should call our Customs hotline on 0800 59 5000.”

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