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UK property register 'needed urgently' to stop money laundering

Proposals for the first register of foreign-owned property aimed at preventing “McMafia-style” money laundering should be put in practice urgently and reinforced to plug potential loopholes, the government has been told.

UK property register 'needed urgently' to stop money laundering
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Draft legislation contains insufficient verification checks to deter criminals from submitting false information and could allow those exploiting trusts to circumvent controls, MPs and peers have said.

Read more at the Guardian

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