Gerard Hillman represents ‘controlling mind and instigator’ of boiler room fraud, the largest fraud prosecution brought by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Gerard Hillman represented Michael Nascimento, the lead defendant, the largest fraud prosecution brought by the Financial Conduct Authority.  Michael Nascimento was convicted of being the ‘controlling mind and instigator’ of the boiler room fraud.  Michael Nascimento was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment.  Gerard was instructed by Hamraj Kang and Fran Murray of Kangs Solicitors.

You can read more about this case in the following articles:-

BBC News - Fraud ringleader jailed over 'boiler room' scam

Telegraph - Theme parks, hidden cash and a potato field: the story behind the City watchdog's second largest criminal prosecution

The Times - Five sent to jail for 'repellent' £2.8m investment fraud

FCA - Michael Nascimento sectenced to 11 years' imprisonment in FCA prosecution of £2.8m investment fraud

Mirror - Bullying crooks behind a £2.8 million investment fraud jailed

 

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Date: 01/10/2018