Asset 7 Fraud & Financial Crime

Pension Fraud

Ashmans Solicitors offers legal aid for fraud and financial crime cases involving pension fraud.

Pension fraud is where someone agrees to have their pension released at the ages of 55, but they are not warned about the serious tax implications of doing this and will also be charged fees of up to 20% of the value of the pension to do so.

This type of crime is usually committed by

  • Contacting a potential victim in person, via text message, over the phone etc.
  • Claiming that the victim can access their pension before the age of 55
  • Offer investment opportunities of the payment of upfront cash amounts

Pension Liberation Fraud is a relatively new type of fraud. If you have been charged with this offence, you will be feeling stressed and worried about what the future holds for you, but we can help you to be clear about what these charges mean for you and what the next steps are for you.

How We Can Help

If you need help at the police station, you are entitled to free, independent legal advice from a solicitor of your choice, regardless of your financial situation and the earlier you get advice from a specialist solicitor the better, so call us  on 03330 096 275.

We will be able to advise you about where you stand regarding claiming legal aid but even if you need to make a contribution to top up your funding, our rates are very competitive. We have other alternative fee structures too, like fixed fees, but these depend very much on the circumstances of your case.

We know the law can seem confusing and complicated so we make sure that we never use legal jargon that doesn’t make sense, just  plain and easy to understand language.

Call us now to see how we can help, don’t leave your future to chance.

Why Choose Ashmans Solicitors?

Using a mix of highly experienced solicitors, case handlers and barristers, Ashmans Solicitors will provide you with an expert team to ensure that we achieve the best outcome possible in the circumstances.

We can offer you representation wherever you are in England or Wales (the law in Scotland and Northern Ireland is different) and we are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year so no matter when you need us, we can be there.

Our reputation as one of the leading Fraud Defence law firms is growing and this is due to our experience and tenacity when working on our client’s defence, with no stone left unturned.

If you need help, contact us today, we can improve your situation.

Why Choose Us?

Whether your legal problem is relating to fraud, criminal law, motoring offences or personal injury, we can help and there are a number of reasons why you should choose us.

  • We have specialist Fraud Defence solicitors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so no matter when you need us, we can be there to give you the expert advice you need.
  • Once you have instructed us we will select an experienced barrister, who is based nearby, and arrange a conference with them so you can be clear about your prospects
  • Ashmans Solicitors has built a reputation as a leading criminal fraud defence practice, which means that we can put all of our experience behind you and make sure that we get you the best possible outcome, whatever fraud charges you are facing
  • Because we have nationwide coverage, it doesn’t matter where you are in England or Wales, we can help you
  • By being meticulous and not leaving any stone unturned when preparing your case, we are more likely to have found anything which may mitigate your charges and help your case
  • If you are facing Proceeds Of Crime Act (POCA) proceedings following a conviction for fraud we will be able to help you to reduce the impact on you and your family using our skilled team to prepare for the hearing.

Ashmans Solicitors provides legal aid for pension fraud cases across in Yorkshire – Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Sheffield – London – Central London, East London – and nationwide

Contact us Now

You can get in touch with us in a number of ways. You can call us on 0333 009 6275, available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

If you would prefer you can email us on enquiries@ashmanssolicitors.com or complete our Free Online Enquiry Form and we’ll be delighted to help you.

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Why Choose Us for your Fraud and Financial Crime case?

  • We are ranked as a leading firm in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 – one of the foremost guides to law firms in the United Kingdom.
  • We have specialist Fraud and Financial Crime Defence solicitors available 24/7.
  • We are always on hand to give you the expert advice that you need.
  • Once you have instructed us, we will select an experienced barrister, who is based locally to you. We will arrange a conference with them, so that you can be clear about your prospects.
  • Ashmans Solicitors has built a reputation as a leading criminal fraud defence practice, which means that we can put all of our experience behind you, making sure that we get you the best possible outcome – whatever fraud charges you are facing.
  • We cover the whole of England and Wales – so that we can fully support you at a local level.
  • We pride ourselves on finding often-missed opportunities that will mitigate your charges and help your case.
  • If you are facing Proceeds Of Crime Act (POCA) proceedings following a conviction for fraud, we will be able to help you reduce the impact that this will have on you and your family. We do this by engaging our skilled team to prepare you for the hearing.
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Regina v L.F. Leeds Crown

The defendant in this case was a qualified Certified Accountant. She was originally arrested and interviewed for conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud totalling sums going into millions of pounds.

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Operation Janitor

Operation Janitor was a large-scale VAT fraud investigated and prosecuted by SOCA. The fraud involved nearly 20 companies and abuse of the zero-rated vat reclaims system for new build properties.

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R-v-T. A. Leeds Crown Court

In this case the defendant along with four others was charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice arising out of an accident in which a person died following a road traffic collision.

Read more about "R-v-T. A. Leeds Crown Court"

R-v-A. A. and others Hull Court

The prosecution allege that our client along with a number of other defendants has been involved in a conspiracy to transfer criminal property being valued in tens of thousands of pounds.

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R V NF Bradford Crown Court 2009

A number of defendant’s in this case were charged with conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud and money laundering in of an overall sum approaching £1m.

Read more about "R V NF Bradford Crown Court 2009"

"Operation Caring Today" Preston Crown Court

Ashman’s Solicitors successfully secures acquittal in a high profile fraud and money laundering case.

Read more about ""Operation Caring Today" Preston Crown Court"

R - V - MD & Others Old Bailey

The defendant along with a number of others was alleged to have murdered the deceased arising as a result of a revenge attack.

Read more about "R - V - MD & Others Old Bailey"

R -v- AA & Others Huntingdon Crown Court

The Defendant, along with 4 others, was charged with entering into an arrangement to launder the proceeds of crime totalling in excess of £1 million.

Read more about "R -v- AA & Others Huntingdon Crown Court"

R -v- AN Bradford Crown Court

The Defendant, a Company Director, was charged with fraud by false representation amounting to over £660,000.

Read more about "R -v- AN Bradford Crown Court"

R -v- CV Leeds Crown Court

The Defendant was charged with fraud by false representation in relation to his role with two companies plus a further charge of theft relating to an alleged loss to David Brown Ltd said to be over £113,000.

Read more about "R -v- CV Leeds Crown Court"

R -v- SA Snaresbrook Crown Court

This was a highly publicised case involving the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The Defendant was charged with fraud by false representation.

Read more about "R -v- SA Snaresbrook Crown Court"

R -v- TC & Others Operation Aquamarine Southwark Crown Court

The Defendant was charged with conspiracy to defraud Barclays Private Client International Bank by obtaining mortgage loans to which the Crown allege they were not entitled to.

Read more about "R -v- TC & Others Operation Aquamarine Southwark Crown Court"

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Ashmans Solicitors were completely professional in their approach from start to finish. They kept me informed of my case throughout and I was overjoyed with the outcome and service.

Jill Buckley
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