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Britain steps up efforts to target dirty money from Russia, corrupt elites


  • World
  • Saturday, 15 Sep 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is significantly stepping up efforts to tackle the dirty money funnelled by Russians and other "corrupt elites" into or through the United Kingdom, a senior police officer said on Friday.

After the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in March, an attack Britain has blamed on Russia, Prime Minister Theresa May promised to tackle illegal fortunes held by foreign nationals living in the United Kingdom.

   

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