Operation Desolate - Not Guilty verdict

Published: 22nd February 2024

Ayaz Qazi instructed by Rebecca Smith and Trevor Ashforth of Wilford Smith secures Not Guilty verdict on behalf of his client.

The Client was accused of being party to a Conspiracy to Evade Duty in the sum of £3,000,000 in relation to cigarettes.

Operation Desolate was a longstanding investigation into large quantities of cigarettes imported into Humberside.