Jury sworn in for Northern Bank money-laundering trial

Officially charged last March, today saw the jury sworn in and “not guilty” pleas entered in the case of Timothy (Ted) Cunningham and his son Timothy John Cunningham Junior – who, combined, face a reported 24 charges. The Irish Times details seven of the charges relating to the attempted laundering of money – £3,010,389 – “knowing or believing it represented the proceeds of the robbery at the Northern Bank cash centre, Donegall Square West, Belfast.” The trial is expected to begin on Tuesday and could last until Easter.