A married father of four from Thornton Heath has appeared in court charged
with plotting to mislabel parcels being sent from the UK after being arrested in a counter terrorism financing enquiry.
Adrian Wall, 49, of Pitt Road, was remanded on bail with restrictions to appear at Southwark Crown court for a plea and case management hearing on July 6.
During an hour long hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court he spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address. He appeared in the dock with two other men.
They had been arrested under the terrorism act as part of a global investigation into the illegal exportation of a stimulant khat to the United States and Canada where it is an illegal substance.
Wall was arrested May 1 by detectives of the Counter Terrorism Command along with six other people on suspicion of terrorist financing offences.
The Met Police announced Friday that he had been released from Terrorism Act detention.
He is charged jointly charged with a conspiracy contrary to Section 1(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977 for an offence contrary to Section 167(1)(a) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (mis-description of parcels for exportation).
On Sunday, Lelah Ali, 45, also of Pitt Road, Thornton Heath, Croydon was released from Terrorism Act detention and charged with conspiracy contrary to Section 1(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977 for an offence contrary to Section 167(1)(a) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (mis-description of parcels for exportation).
She is expected to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court in Marylebone Road with three other people Tuesday, May 8.