£3.5m cash crimes blitz

Daily Mirror - - NEWS -

A BLITZ on fraud, bribery, cor­rup­tion and money laun­der­ing is be­ing launched by the Home Sec­re­tary and Chan­cel­lor.

Sa­jid Javid and Philip Ham­mond will chair a task­force work­ing with key fi­nan­cial sec­tor fig­ures.

This will fight eco­nomic crime, thought to be worth £14.4bil­lion a year.

Mr Ham­mond said: “We are lead­ing the world in the fight against il­licit fi­nance.” Mr Javid will to­day com­mit £3.5mil­lion to look at sus­pect ac­tiv­ity.

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