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Dirty Money - Uk Launderette Plc Here To Help

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/dirty-money-at-least-19-uk-firms-under-investigation-for-an-alleged-conspiracy-to-make-20bn-seem-a6728431.html

Front companies in the UK are at the heart of an investigation into one of Europe's biggest money-laundering operations, allegedly forming part of a conspiracy to make $20bn (£12.5bn) of dirty money look legitimate. The funds are believed to have come from major criminals and corrupt officials around the world wanting to make their ill-gotten cash appear "clean", so they can spend it without suspicion.

At least 19 UK-based front companies are under suspicion. The scandal highlights how lax corporate rules have made this country an attractive destination for global organised crime. The secrecy company directors are entitled to under UK law is also hindering attempts to identify the "Mr Bigs" behind the scam.

An investigation by The Independent and the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, an NGO, has identified dozens of firms in a global web spreading from Birmingham to Belize.

Well they can't clamp down as the laws help the elite and now common criminals are using it their advantage.....

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