MPs Launch Inquiry Into Economic Crime After Files Leak

Law360, London (October 23, 2020, 4:52 PM BST) -- An influential parliamentary committee launched an inquiry on Friday into how U.K. government bodies are working to combat economic crime after leaked files allegedly highlighted the failure of British law enforcement to act against potential money laundering.

The parliamentary Treasury Committee has said it will investigate Britain's anti-money laundering system and sanctions regime. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) The House of Commons Treasury Committee said it will probe Britain's anti-money laundering system and the country's sanctions regime. The inquiry will look at the failures highlighted in a documents leak that detailed more than 200,000 suspicious bank transactions with a total value of $2 trillion....

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