Scarborough men arrested on suspicion of money laundering; thousands of pounds found in car

Two men from Scarborough were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

Monday, 13th April 2020, 10:07 am
Updated Monday, 13th April 2020, 10:08 am

Police officers stopped the car they were travelling in on the Whitby to Guisborough Road at Scaling Dam on Friday.

After searching the car, officers discovered a large amount of cash – believed to amount to several thousands of pounds.

The pair - aged 28 and 29 - were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.


The driver - the 28-year-old - was also arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

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