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Fifth AML Directive means firms must review anti-money laundering processes

The fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive comes into force today, which means that law firms have to make changes to the way in which they work to help keep the proceeds of crime out of legal services. Around 7,000 firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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Europol raids at European airports result in 140-plus arrests in fight against fraud

Europol has co-ordinated raids at European airports, targeting criminals trying to travel using fraudulently bought tickets. As the peak summer holiday time approaches, over 141 individuals were arrested last week in the latest law enforcement swoop which took place at over 226...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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United Nations and Interpol leaders join forces to address global security issues

With an increased risk of foreign fighters returning home or joining other conflicts following the liberation of Da’esh-held territories transforming the global threat landscape, international security was necessarily high on the agenda during recent discussions held between the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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KPMG Forensic: “Value of UK fraud breaks £1 billion barrier for first time in five years”

In 2016, the value of alleged fraud reaching UK courts broke the £1 billion barrier for the first time since 2011 due to a resurgence in so-called ‘super cases’. That’s according to the latest research conducted by KPMG Forensic. KPMG’s Fraud Barometer, which...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017