Metro Bank Worker Gets 80 Months Over Stolen Money

Law360, London (November 22, 2019, 4:07 PM GMT) -- A London judge sentenced three men on Friday to more than 16 years in prison combined for their role in laundering hundreds of thousands of pounds stolen from Metro Bank PLC by a former employee.

Judge Sally Cahill QC sentenced Waheed Arshad and Syed Zaheer Hussain to five years each in prison, a week after a jury at Southwark Crown Court convicted the men of acquiring criminal property. She handed a prison term of six years and eight months to co-conspirator and former bank employee Muhammud Zabair Miah.

A fourth man, Zeeshan Aziz, was ordered to complete 18 months of community service, according to court...

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