An ARDROSSAN man stands accused of handling £13,500 in criminal property and putting the cash in his bank account.

Anthony Adams, 27, faces allegations of handling the cash, along with Reham Imtiaz, 21, and Jamie Beavers, 21, on February 24, 2020.

It’s alleged that Mr Adams acquired and possessed the criminal property, namely £13,500 in his bank account.

Court papers claim he then withdrew £1,900 from the funds at the Bank of Scotland on King Street, Kilmarnock.

It’s alleged Adams then used the cash to buy US dollars worth £2,939.79 at Ramsdens, Kilmarnock.

Mr Adams faces a fourth charge of attempting to convert criminal property iinto US dollars at the Post Office.

Co-accused Mr Imtiaz, of Kilmarnock, and Mr Beaver, of Galston, face a charge of being concerned in arranging or facilitating the £13,500.

The charge alleges that both drove, assisted and directed Mr Adams.

None of the trio were present when the case called at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Friday, October 14, but not guilty pleas to all charges were entered on behalf of Mr Adams and Mr Imtiaz.

Beaver admitted the sole charge against him under deletion of the word ‘drive’.

The case will call at a later date.