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Nasser Abwnawar



Fraud (Possession of false instrument and attempting to obtain services by deception)


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Judicially Exonerated

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Nasser Abwnawar was wrongly convicted of possession of false instrument and attempting to obtain services by deception. In 2003 Abwnawar submitted an application to the Criminal Case Review Commission (CCRC) for review of his conviction as a miscarriage of justice. Abwnawar's case was referred by the CCRC on 6/22/2005 to the England and Wales Court of Appeal (Criminal Division). On 10/28/2005 the appeals court quashed Nasser Abwnawar's convictions.

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Conviction quashed by England & Wales Court of Appeal on 10/28/2005.

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"Criminal Case Review Commission (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland)"

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"Nasser Abwnawar, Criminal Case Review Commission referred cases database (last viewed Feb. 1, 2014)"

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