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Secrecy, or more specifically the use of secret companies incorporated in offshore jurisdictions, undermines money laundering investigations and leaves the door open for corrupt wealth – stolen from around the world – to be invested in high-end UK property.

‘Few and Far: The Hard Facts of Asset Recovery’ is the latest publication from the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR), a joint World Bank and UNODC project. So here are the hard facts…

The Queen has announced that the Government will introduce a new Serious Crime Bill which will aim to disrupt serious organised crime and strengthen powers to seize criminal assets, as well as a law to establish a public register of company beneficial ownership.

It was reported in Tuesday’s Financial Times that Ukraine is seeking $35 billion in foreign aid. Why does it need the money? As more evidence emerges of the kleptocratic nature of the former regime, it seems that gross mismanagement of the economy by a corrupt elite is one of the reasons.

TI-UK has today issued a risk alert on corrupt assets from Ukraine which may be laundered into or through the UK. The alert is targeted at the UK government and Money Laundering Reporting Officers in financial institutions, law and accountancy firms and luxury estate agents in the UK.

When corrupt individuals steal public funds, they prefer to keep those funds in safe havens like the UK. These funds laundered in and through the UK represent misery for millions of people around the world. But what should the UK be doing to return these stolen assets to their rightful owners?

Reports have emerged alleging that the British Government has failed to freeze the UK-based assets of corrupt members of Egypt’s toppled regime.

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