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Five charged in relation to sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicine

News   •   Feb 20, 2018 18:31 GMT

Five people have been charged as part of an investigation into the sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines.

Edward Cohen, 65, (5.3.52) Paget Road, London, is charged with providing false statements to obtain benefits, providing false information to the Charity Commission and acquiring criminal property. He is also charged with two counts of being concerned in the acquisition of criminal property.

David Cohen, 37, (31.8.80) Ashbourne Avenue, Golders Green, is charged with making a false statement to obtain benefits, failing to notify of a change of circumstances affecting a benefit and providing false information to the Charity Commission. He is also charged with one count of acquiring criminal property and being concerned in the acquisition of criminal property.

Both men are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 21 February.

Two men [C] 37 and [D] 44 and a woman [E] 42 have also been charged via postal requisition to appear at the same court on the same date.

[D] Jacob Gross, 44, (6.2.74) Oakfields Road, London, has been charged with being concerned in the acquisition of criminal property and acquiring criminal property.

[E] Mindy Gross, 42, (22.12.75) Oakfields Road, London, and [C] Maurice Gross, 37, (17.7.80) of Planton au Moretuslei, Antwerp, Belgium has been charged with acquiring criminal property.