Zahid Khan (above), who fled the UK after being released for a £ 500,000 license plate scam, posted a video online in which he apologized to the judge Ferrari-driving people smuggler who left the UK after he had bail received to run a £ 500,000 license plate has posted a video online – apologize to the judge. In the video posted on his Facebook page, Zahid Khan, 31, shamelessly tells the judge who secured him: "I had no choice but to flee the UK." Slid out of the country days before he had to be convicted for running a complex illegal license plate racket aimed at luxury cars. Chan, together with his brothers Aamir and Ayan and cousin Zubair Ahmad, fraudulently obtaining Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) paperwork. This enabled them to transfer the ownership of five high quality license plates – 2K, 8G, 9H, 9J and C1 – without the knowledge of the owner. Zahid Khan sold the 2K plate for £ 85,000 to an ignorant customer and was in the process of cashing in on the ot One of their goals was the Scottish lottery winner Gillian Bayford, who won £ 148 million in August 2012. Chan was found guilty of conspiring to commit fraud, to disrupt justice and to disguise and convert criminal property.
Khan slipped out of the country before being convicted of running a complex illegal number plate racket aimed at luxury cars. (Above one of the DVLA forms he has submitted)
He sent a 16-minute video to his Facebook page the day before he failed to attend his court trial at Birmingham Crown Court in June. When he did not come to Birmingham Crown Court for his trial, he was jailed for ten years in his absence. . He uploaded a 16-minute video to his Facebook page the day before he failed to attend his court trial at Birmingham Crown Court in June. In the video he immediately appeals to judge Philip Parker and he complains that he is unjustly the target of the police and he did not have a fair trial. When he was wearing a white shirt and sunglasses, he said: "I make this video to let you know that I am very sorry, I did not want to do what I did, but I felt like I had no other choice. .. & # 39; If I had stayed in the UK, I had no justice and the only safest option I had was to leave this country. "The lawyers of the defense saw that I had no legal team and names this as an opportunity to attack me. The whole thing was biased and very unfair for myself. I just want justice to be served. I will speak my voice until I am heard. I will not stop until I get served justice. & # 39;
Zahid Khan sold the 2K plate for £ 85,000 to an ignorant customer and was engaged in redemption for the others. He was found guilty of conspiring to commit fraud, to disrupt justice and to disguise and convert criminal property. (Above, a Range Rover Evoque on false plates) Khan, from Moseley, Birmingham, was also convicted of human smuggling after he was caught bringing Afghan immigrants to the UK in 2015. West Midlands Police now works with the home office and Interpol find Khan. The court heard that Khan was exerting pressure on a Birmingham car salesman to pass on data from drivers with valuable vehicle registration marks (VRMs). Then he contacted the DVLA who pretended to be the rightful owner and claimed to have lost the log and to report an address. When he got a new logbook, he claimed that he owned the license plates by himself or one of his fellow name co-authors as the & # 39; legal acquirer & # 39; on V778 storage documents.
Khan was often seen in the streets of Birmingham behind the wheel of a Ferrari Spider (above, outside of Birmingham Crown Court in March 2017) …
… but the police discovered that the super car was a category B vehicle, which was previously scrapped and confiscated and crushed the vehicle. During the investigation police also discovered evidence that linked him to six stolen cars that were run on false plates. In December 2014, he was caught behind the wheel of a VW Golf bearing cloned plates. The following February, a Vauxhall van that he had bought was found with license plates that suggested that he was two years younger than the date of manufacture. The following December, brother Aamir, 25, two Audi's tried to sell A3's and a Range Rover Evoque. But the auction house refused to offer him sales lots and reported their suspicions about the identities of the vehicles to the police. Their fears were confirmed when the officers discovered that all three sport-like false license plates were.
Khan was also convicted of human smuggling after he was caught bringing Afghan immigrants to the UK in 2015. West Midlands Police is now working with the home office and Interpol to find KhanThe Khans who tried to cover up their tracks with a series of text messages between himself and a suspected rogue buyer. Chan was often seen in the streets of Birmingham behind the wheel of a Ferrari spider. But the police discovered that the super car was a category B vehicle, which had been demolished earlier and the vehicle was confiscated and crushed. Detective Constable Rob Piper, from the economic unit of the West Midlands Police, said: "I would like to encourage Khan to take a good look at himself in the mirror and think about what he did." He ran away and left his own family to take the punishment. for a criminal enterprise that he orchestrated – that kind of action must be difficult to live with. We work with the home office and Interpol to trace Khan and bring him to justice. But I would also urge Zahid Khan to do it honorable and surrender to the police, instead of allowing his loved ones time for his crimes. Zahid Khan depicted the image of a legitimate businessman and a multimillionaire – but in reality he is a career criminal and a scammer. "He and his family and employees clearly thought they had identified an arrangement that could give them huge sums of money." The five VRMs where they stole the rights had a combined value of a half million pounds. But we discovered the scam before he could cash. & # 39; Ferrans Ferrari was confiscated and crushed. It had been written off earlier but was found illegally, repaired and put on the road again. It was unsafe and potentially a hazard for road users. & # 39;