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Money Laundering: Prosecutions

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 130173, tabled on 27 February 2018

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many companies have been prosecuted by HMRC under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 in the last year.

Answered on

5 March 2018

HMRC has not prosecuted any companies under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 in the last eight months since its enactment.

HMRC successfully prosecuted one individual under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 in 2016/17 and one individual in 2017/18 to date.

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