Tag Archives: confiscation

A bid for freedom

Woohoo, I do love a good helping of Schadenfreude, and to this end one of my favourite things is hearing about what happens to the fancy assets of criminals when they are taken away (both the assets and the criminals).  … Continue reading

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Nipping crime in the (Jersey lily) bud

Following on from my post a few days ago about the LIBOR fines being used as a force for good, I have been interested to read about the allocations made over the past decade in Jersey.  In response to a … Continue reading

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PoCA always knocks twice

A couple of weeks ago someone sent me a link to a heart-warming story of corruption, money laundering and revenge.  Back in 2005, Sharon Millard of Wolverhampton was sent to prison for six months after being found guilty of laundering … Continue reading

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Getting away with it – but no longer

I am just coming to the end of my month-long writing retreat, working on the sequel to last year’s historical financial crime novel “Fatal Forgery” – first draft completed, so big hurrah!  (BTW, I’m still dithering about the title for the … Continue reading

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A recent announcement by the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Organised Crime suggested that assets confiscated from the mafia should be re-used for social purposes – and that provisions for such re-use should be included in the proposed EU directive on … Continue reading

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