Lotto Winner Forfeits Assets In UK Money Laundering Probe

Law360, London (May 13, 2019, 5:27 PM BST) -- A lottery winner who scored £2.5 million ($3.2 million), a practicing legal counsel and a property developer have been ordered to hand over millions of pounds worth of assets as part of an international money laundering probe, Britain’s National Crime Agency said Sunday.

The NCA said the three individuals have been told to forfeit a combined £6 million worth of assets following an eight-year investigation into an alleged money laundering racket involving a convicted drug smuggler in which illicit funds were moved through accounts in several countries, including the U.K.

Investigators said Amanda Nuttall, 45, who won the National Lottery in...

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