Maryland man, 23, charged with £300,000 criminal cash conspiracy
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A young man from Newham has appeared in court charged with trying to lay his hands on £300,000 in criminal cash.
Rhyss James, 23, of Manbey Grove, Maryland, on Monday appeared for a preliminary hearing at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court.
He is charged with conspiring with one Shane Hamilton to illegally acquire, use or possess £303,171.71 between August 30 and September 2, 2016.
Mr James also faces a second charge of acquiring, using or possessing criminal property of £32,000 during the period.
He spoke only to confirm personal information.
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Chair of the bench Les Claridge released him on unconditional bail and sent the case for trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court on August 13.
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