Couple accused of money laundering

A couple charged with being involved in a money laundering transaction have appeared in the Invercargill District Court today.

The couple, who live in Southland and have been granted interim name suppression, appeared before Judge John Brandts-Giesen. 

They are jointly charged with entering into a money laundering transaction knowing that the property was the proceeds of an offence at Christchurch on May 26, 2020.

Both were remanded on bail to appear on February 1 to enter a plea. 

Judge Brandts-Geisen granted name suppression of the woman due to mental health reasons. 

He also granted name suppression to her husband.

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