Gold seized and 16 arrested in West Yorkshire police operation

WEST Yorkshire Police seized a substantial amount of cash and gold after executing a series of warrants in Leeds and across the UK

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 13th September 2016, 11:45 am
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 4:01 pm

A total of 16 people were arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences in connection with an ongoing financial investigation.

Three warrants were executed on Thursday September 8 in Bradford, Shipley and Leeds.

Two further warrants were executed at addresses in Curzon Street and Hatton Gardens in London.

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Five court orders were also carried out in Birmingham, Sheffield and Manchester. 

A total of 16 people have been arrested on money laundering offences and are all now on police bail. 

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “A substantial amount of cash and gold was seized during the operation.”

Enquiries are ongoing.