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From Russia with Cash: Documentary Screening

  • Date: Tuesday, 03 November 2015
  • Location: Macmillan Room
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Transparency International UK (TI-UK) and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption (APPG) will be hosting a screening of From Russia with Cash on Tuesday 3 November, 15.00 – 17.00 followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.


There is growing evidence that UK property has become a safe haven for corrupt money stolen from around the world, facilitated by the laws which enable UK property to be owned by secret offshore companies.

As the corrupt make a house a home for their illicit wealth, particularly in London, ordinary people struggle to rent or buy property and local businesses decline. Money meant for schools and hospitals overseas should not end up in London’s million-pound mansions.

From Russia with Cash shows an undercover journalist posing as a Russian government minister, ‘Boris’, to investigate increasing evidence that London’s property boom is being partly fuelled by overseas buyers laundering money.

The investigative documentary, originally aired on Channel 4, highlights how money laundering through London’s property market is facilitated and encouraged, time and time again.

Transparency International UK (TI-UK) and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption (APPG) will be hosting a screening of From Russia with Cash on Tuesday 3 November, 15.00 – 17.00, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Venue:
Macmillan Room
Portcullis House
London
SW1A 2LW

Panel:
Robert Barrington (Executive Director, Transparency International UK)
Chido Dunn (Senior Campaigner, Global Witness)
Mark Hayward (Managing Director, National Association for Estate Agents)
and, Roman Borisovich (“Boris”, From Russia with Cash)

Additional panellists and chair to be confirmed.

Please register your attendance at: fromrussiawithcashscreening.eventbrite.co.uk 

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