Brothers facing money laundering charges

Court snatch. Wakefield Mags - Shazad Riaz. (W505C248)
Court snatch. Wakefield Mags - Shazad Riaz. (W505C248)
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TWO brothers have appeared in court accused of money laundering.

Shazad Riaz, 35, of Plumpton Road, Darnley is also accused of fraud, insolvency and perjury.

Court snatch. Wakefield Mags - Shabaz Riaz. (W505A248)

Court snatch. Wakefield Mags - Shabaz Riaz. (W505A248)

The offences were said to have taken place between 2006 and 2008.

The prosecution claim the charges centre around a mortgage and subsequent re-mortgage he gained using a false address whilst bankrupt.

He appeared at Wakefield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday alongside his brother.

Shabaz Riaz, 31, also of Plumpton Road, Darnley, is charged with money laundering.

The offence was said to have taken place between February and May in 2009.

No pleas were entered during the short hearing.

Both brothers were released on unconditional bail.

They will appear before the magistrates’ court in January.