Brexit Could Make the UK the Money Laundering Capital of the World
Leaving the EU will isolate the UK from neighbouring states and, as such, weaken its defences against illicit transactions.
Behind every occurrence of organised crime is some form of money laundering. Terrorists need to fund their attacks, drug dealers need to legitimise their unlawful gains and people traffickers need to collect the proceeds of their slaves. All capital illicit in origin must be “cleaned” if it is to ever become useable.
Read the full article in The Independent.