Missing Rabbi gets £831k bill

A ‘self-styled rabbi’ who laundered £10m made from the illegal online sale of counterfeit drugs will face up to 16 years in jail – if he is ever caught. Edward Cohen, 68, set up a ‘bewildering’ network of companies, some of them promoting Orthodox Judaism and ‘helping the Jewish poor’. He diverted vast sums of cash, alongside legitimate charitable donations, via foreign exchange firms before sending it overseas. Cohen used some of the proceeds to try and purchase a gong,…

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