PANITZKE was convicted - in her absence - of money laundering.
Sarah PANITZKE was a senior member of a crime group involved in a VAT fraud. She controlled the company accounts of many companies remotely via different IP addresses. She travelled extensively to further the fraud to places including Dubai, Spain and Andorra. She was responsible for laundering approximately £1 billion pounds.
PANITZKE absconded in May 2013 prior to the end of the trial and was convicted in her absence. She was sentenced to eight years on 22 August 2013. Eighteen members of the crime group received sentences totalling 135 years.
- Suspect name:
- Sarah Gina PANITZKE
- Age range:
- 40 - 45
- 170 - 175 cm (approx 5' 8")
- Additional information:
- PANITZKE has mousey straight hair, blue eyes and has a Yorkshire accent