Tag Archives: slavery

Vote early, vote often

Thank goodness it’s nearly over: I don’t think I can take much more politicking this year.  Regular readers will know that I loathe, detest and despair at the idea of our leaving the EU and I have voted (postally) accordingly.  … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, action!

After my little rant about podcasts, I can report this week that conversely I am fully in favour of what I still call video clips.  In the olden days, when I used videos as part of my AML training, we … Continue reading

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Cat food, trains and money laundering

It’s amazing what public opinion can do – let’s just say George Galloway and cats, and leave it at that.  Today I was browsing a motley assortment of websites, buying cat food and train tickets, and something caught my eye: … Continue reading

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Crimes against fashion

When police forces announce their “policing priorities” for the coming year, they always preface them by saying that these are the crimes about which the public is most concerned – and it’s overwhelmingly car crime (in the UK at least).  So … Continue reading

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Calling a spade a spade

I am still catching up on all the ML/AML reading I missed while I was stuck up a Swiss mountain last month, so please forgive me for drawing your attention to an article that was the leader in the Spectator way … Continue reading

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Too close for comfort

It’s a training week for me – one of my favourite ways to spend my time – and it is always particularly gratifying when something I am talking/warning about is featured in the news, preferably on the very day of … Continue reading

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Stately or shameful?

An article in the Indie at the weekend has – almost certainly unwittingly – added to our recent discussion about how far back to go with due diligence enquiries, and in particular into a client’s original source of funds.  You … Continue reading

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Modern-day slavery

That’s what my grandma used to say when my uncle brought home yet another bag of dirty laundry for her to wash – but she didn’t really mean it, any more than she minded getting up at 5am to make … Continue reading

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