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Former takeaway worker jailed for six years for money laundering linked to GBP5 billion crypto scam

By Sofia Gerace and Martin Coyle
  • 24 May 2024 14:36
  • 24 May 2024 14:36
A former takeaway restaurant worker was jailed for six and a half years today following her conviction in a UK court for money laundering in connection with a massive Chinese cryptocurrency investment fraud.
Jian Wen, 42, was convicted of money laundering in March after a trial at Southwark Crown Court in London.

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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