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anti money laundering

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Government to tackle ‘dirty money’

The National Crime Agency (NCA) raised the alarm in its annual review about about ‘passive’ practitioners who turn a blind eye, or are unsure or anxious about reporting anything irregular.


Money laundering and the increasing role it plays in terrorist financing is almost never out of the news.

Does anyone have any tips on completing the CIMA Return for Anti Money Laundering ?



Have you any experience of conducting manual money laundering checks and online instant checks? 


As the certificate of incorporation is so easily available to download from companies house, am I still legally required to obtain a copy for our records in order to comply with money laundering re


I was wondering whether most accountants ask for ID at an initial client meeting. I have always done so without problem, but now a potential client has got a bit funny about it.


Can I accept a printout of a client's online bank account / gas bill / electricity bill to evidence the client's address? Or do I have to see a "real" paper bill?


Well, we've had our money laundering audit and the dreaded letter arrived a couple of weeks ago .

A man on HMRC’s “most wanted list” who spent a decade on the run after absconding before he could be tried for money laundering has been jailed for 19 months.