Fraud losses cost the UK £30bn a year. The National Fraud Authority (NFA) has calculated the figure for the first time and said it equated to £621 per adult in the UK. Some 58% of fraud was in the public sector, at a cost of £17bn
Estate agents and certain consumer credit lenders must register under anti-money laundering regulations before 31 January 2010 to avoid breaking the law, the OFT warned today.
A 35-year-old Hunslet man has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering as part of an investigation involving the City and Holbeck Proceeds of Crime Team and the Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT).