Gold seized at Heathrow part of Cayman money-laundering case: NCA
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has seized gold worth approximately £4 million as part of a money-laundering investigation into a suspected South American drug cartel.
Law enforcement officials interdicted the gold in June at Heathrow Airport, where it was in the process of being shipped from the Cayman Islands to Switzerland, the NCA said on Saturday. The agency formally seized the gold under the Proceeds of Crime Act following a hearing at London’s Uxbridge Magistrates.
Read more at KYC360.