THREE Kirklees men have appeared in court accused of money laundering.
Their arrests follow a police investigation involving millions of pounds.
Mohammad Mahmood Yaqoob, 33, Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, 38, and 35-year-old Ibrar Ali all went before Leeds magistrates yesterday.
Mohammad Yaqoob, of Sackville Street, Ravensthorpe, Mohammed Azam Yaqoob of North Road, Ravensthorpe, and Ali, of Salebourne Avenue, Dewsbury were charged after being arrested in May.
Mohammad Yaqoob has four money laundering charges against him, Azam Yaqoob has eight charges against him and Ali three.
All three were making their first appearance and were dressed in smart suits.
They were bailed to reappear before magistrates on Wednesday, December 19.
The case against the three men was launched after an investigation by the Serious Organised Crime Agency.