The matter itself is extremely complex and was Customs & Excise’s biggest ever case. Costing millions to bring to Court, it included murders, kidnappings, the involvement of some of Britain’s biggest ever companies and even reached into the very heart of Downing Street. Trial after trial, dozens of arrests, yet was it really worth it?
Over the coming months, I will be explaining the intricacies of the case and outlining the dramatis personae in some detail. In the meantime, here is something to whet your appetite from the Birmingham Mail.