We'll get their cash' vow.
THE Crown Prosecution Service
Sir Colin Rex Davis, CH, CBE (b. September 25, 1927), is a British Conductor. He was born in Weybridge, Surrey, UK. from the CPS (1) (Characters Per Second) The measurement of the speed of a serial printer or the speed of a data transfer between hardware devices or over a communications channel. CPS is equivalent to bytes per second. , who has been working alongside officers from Merseyside's special investigation team, said the service would ensure that those involved in the drug ring stood to lose all the money they had made.
He explained that under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, which came into effect in March 2003, confiscation confiscation
In law, the act of seizing property without compensation and submitting it to the public treasury. Illegal items such as narcotics or firearms, or profits from the sale of illegal items, may be confiscated by the police. Additionally, government action (e.g. orders that are fixed by the court must be made or the defender will be forced to serve more time in prison.
He revealed that the CPS had already identified pounds 700,000 of assets liable for confiscation and expected more to be found as part of an ongoing investigation into the group's finances.
Mr Davis said: "The sentencing of this gang is just one stage in the justice process.
"We have already identified over pounds 700,000 of assets that we believe have been financed illegally and further investigations into the financial standing of these offenders is ongoing.
"Confiscation orders will be issued to retrieve any property that has been bought with the proceeds of crime in the last six years. It is up to the offender to satisfy the courts that what they own came from a legitimate source or it will be seized.
"This stops offenders from profiting from crime and sends out an important message that not only will we take away offenders liberty but will also take away their profits of crime."