Hundreds of billions of pounds are potentially laundered through the UK each year as prevention efforts remain "highly fragmented," a committee of MPs warned on Friday.
The UK announced reforms to its golden visas scheme on Thursday in an attempted crackdown that left transparency campaigners unconvinced.
A year after four men were arrested for smuggling a half tonne of cocaine into the United Kingdom on a private jet, another man was arrested Wednesday.
An unidentified man in the United Kingdom (UK) with apparent ties to Germany allegedly stole more than US$11 million in cryptocurrency from at least 85 people worldwide since January of last year, according to Europol.
Police in the United Kingdom (UK) arrested a man suspected of exploiting almost a dozen Romanian men for slave labor in the construction industry, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said Tuesday.
Police in the United Kingdom said on Monday they seized a million-dollar diamond ring purchased by a jailed Azerbaijani banker whose wife is under investigation for failing to explain the source of her suspiciously large fortune.
Sophisticated Albanian gangs are linked to the upsurge of trafficking victims in the United Kingdom, most of whom are brought from Albania and passed around Europe as commodities through expansive criminal networks, Sky News reported Monday.
The European prosecutor who has been commended for taking down the Russian Mafia in Spain says Britain’s contribution to fighting Russian crime groups is “less than negative,” the Independent reported Saturday.
Members of the UK Parliament called this week for tighter sanctions against Kremin-connected individuals and warned that the government is not shielding national security interests from Russian “kleptocrats and human rights abusers.”
The United Kingdom will force companies in its territories to join public registers in order to combat corruption and tax avoidance, the government announced Tuesday.
The United Kingdom announced that it plans to close a 100 year loophole to stop the flow of dirty money through the country, British media reported on Sunday.
Moscow’s deteriorating relationship with the West and stricter checks of money origins in the UK have forced many rich Russian emigrants to consider returning to their homeland.
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