06 Nov '14, 9pm

bit nearer home,anything in Sussex i ask myself?

Pirate East End minicab driver has £11,000 from touting seized by court A pirate minicab driver who coined £11,000 by touting for passengers in the street has had the cash forfeited by a court. The money was part of an £18,000 haul seized in a police raid on 28-year-old Mustafa Ahmed’s home at Old Ford in east London two years ago. Police on Wednesday successfully argued at Westminster Magistrates’ court that £11,000 was “the proceeds of touting” in his unlicenced minicab, so the sum was forfeited. Ahmed was originally convicted of touting in 2009 and had his Private Hire Vehicle licensed revoked by Transport for London. But he came to the attention of the transport authorities again in 2012 after being spotted operating his minicab, even though his licence had been revoked three years before. He was arrested on suspicion of money laundering when he was found with £5,000 o...

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