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Freezing of Assets

Question for Home Office

UIN 53659, tabled on 17 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people suspected by UK law enforcement of involvement in (a) organised crime, (b) financial crime or (c) serious human rights abuses have been subject to (i) asset freezes or (ii) asset recoveries by the Government in each of the last eight years.

Answered on

23 November 2016

The Home Office does not hold information on the number of people who have had assets frozen or asset recovered by the categories described in the question. Furthermore, the nationality of the individual is not routinely recorded.

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Home Office
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