Client charged with Possession of Proceeds of Crime
The accused was a Mexican citizen and was arrested at the Vancouver International Airport with large amounts of concealed money. Federal prosecutors were seeking to keep the accused in jail pending his trial. The accused was charged, along with others, of possession of proceeds of crime relating to the alleged sale of cocaine in Australia.
The accused was was released from custody. Following Mr. Mickelson’s submissions, the Judge agreed to release the accused from custody.
Reported in the VANCOUVER COURIER newspaper, August 5, 2004.