All U.K. government articles

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    New U.K. government taskforce to tackle economic crime

    2019-01-16T13:45:00Z

    The Home Secretary and Chancellor will jointly chair a new government taskforce, the Economic Crime Strategic Board, to work with senior figures from the U.K. financial sector to tackle economic crime, the U.K. government announced on 14 January.

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    U.K. wants to regulate digital currencies

    2017-12-05T10:00:00Z

    The U.K. government is looking to increase its regulation of digital currencies, amid growing concerns that such virtual currencies are being used to enable money laundering, terrorist funding, and other criminal activity.

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    U.K. introduces bill to tackle criminal financing

    2016-10-28T14:00:00Z

    The U.K. government has published legislation that gives law enforcement agencies new powers to tackle money laundering and corruption, seize the proceeds of crime, and counter terrorist financing. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.