Legal Advice for Allegations of Conspiracy
A conspiracy is an agreement between two or more people to carry out an act which would constitute an offence if carried out. The conspiracy doesn’t have to be carried out in order to be charged. Planning a fraud may be sufficient evidence for you to face prosecution depending on the evidence.
Allegations of conspiracy can vary in forms; it’s important however to remember that a conspiracy must be a meeting of minds between two or more individuals directly or indirectly. You don’t have to personally perform an unlawful act in order to be found guilty of conspiracy.
Common examples are deceiving someone in a position of power or responsibility, or exposing somebody unbeknownst to a certain loss or detrimental risk.
Punishment can include imprisonment, unlimited fines and confiscation proceedings.
If you’ve been alleged or you have been charged with a conspiracy, you must seek urgent legal advice.
We can advise on:
- Representation at interview under caution
- Preparation of documents for defence
- Representation at court
- Advise you on confiscation or restraint proceedings
- Preparation for appeal