Four due to be sentenced for offences relating to exploitation of migrant workers in Fenland

Four people convicted of offences relating to the exploitation of migrant workers in Fenland are due to be sentenced tomorrow morning (Friday, May 13).

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 12:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2016, 1:56 pm
Court case

Two men and two women were found guilty of conspiracy to acquire criminal property on March 22 following a trial that began on January 11 at Huntingdon Crown Court.

They were:

- Juris Valujevs, 37, of Turbus Road, King’s Lynn.

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- Lauma Vankova, 27, of Creswell Street, King’s Lynn.

- Oksana Valujeva, 35, of Turbus Road, King’s Lynn.

- Ivars Mezals, 30, of St Bartholomew’s Road, Reading.

Vankova, Valujeva and Valujevs were also found guilty of assisting an immigration offence, namely arranging sham marriages.

The sentencing is due to take place from 10am at Huntingdon Crown Court.