Woman admits money-laundering charges in court

October 21, 2022

A woman has admitted her part in a money-laundering scam after she appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court.

Tiwalde Yusuff to the charges relating to approximately €3,780 in cash.

The 23 year old pleaded guilty to engaging in converting, transferring, handling, acquiring, possessing or using the property, namely €3,780 or thereabouts, being money credited to an An Post account, knowing that or being reckless as to whether or not the property was the proceeds of criminal conduct.

The charge relates to an incident on April 28, 2020.

Her address was given as Sommerfield, Castlebar, County Mayo although the court as told she is now living in London.

Barrister Mr Sean McGee asked for sentencing in the matter to be adjourned to the next term as his client was anxious to get money to offer by way of a token of her remorse.

The court was told she now live sin London with her partner and their young child.

Judge John Aylmer adjourned the case until the next sessions of Letterkenny Circuit Court in January. A probation and welfare report, to include suitability for community service, was ordered.