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Posted on | September 9, 2010 | 1 Comment
After I wrote my Telegraph article ‘Mohammad Amir plea bargain might unlock truth behind claims’, which is now available on this site, a Barrister friend of mine sent me this explanation.
‘The crime of conspiracy is one of intent and does not require an actual victim, as long as there are potential victims, and in the UK you can conspire to defraud victims overseas. That does not mean that it will be easy for the police to mount a criminal case. So as you say crucial for the ICC to get it right soon’