Businessman Gets 5½ Years In Tabernula Insider Dealing Case

Law360, London (September 3, 2019, 11:39 AM BST) -- A businessman convicted of money laundering in the U.K.'s largest and most complex insider trading case was sentenced to five years and eight months in prison at a London court in his absence on Tuesday after he fled the country during legal proceedings.

Richard Baldwin, who has been jailed in his absence, was convicted in 2017 for dealing in criminal property after an insider dealing probe by the Financial Conduct Authority. (AP) Richard Baldwin, 52, was convicted in July 2017 for dealing in criminal property between 2007 and 2009 as part of Operation Tabernula, the insider dealing probe launched by the...

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