U.K. Seizes Millions in Cash, Knightsbridge Properties in First Use of Dirty Money Law

(Bloomberg) — The U.K. reached a 9.8 million pound ($12.7 million) settlement in its first successful use of a controversial power designed to crack down on dirty money.



a sign on the side of a building: LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: A general view of The National Crime Agency building in Westminster on October 7, 2013 in London, England. The NCA replaces SOCA, the Serious Organised Crime Agency, which was formed in 2006. Dubbed "the British FBI", the NCA will be tasked with tackling the most serious of crimes in the UK and replaces a number of existing bodies. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


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LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 07: A general view of The National Crime Agency building in Westminster on October 7, 2013 in London, England. The NCA replaces SOCA, the Serious Organised Crime Agency, which was formed in 2006. Dubbed “the British FBI”, the NCA will be tasked with tackling the most serious of crimes in the UK and replaces a number of existing bodies. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The National Crime Agency settled a so-called Unexplained Wealth Order with Mansoor “Manni” Mahmood Hussain, a Leeds businessman, the agency said Wednesday in a statement. The 40-year-old handed over more than 45 properties in London, Leeds and Cheshire, four parcels of land, and nearly 600,000 pounds in cash.

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Dirty water accumulates in Gurugram society : The Tribune India

It is a matter of grave concern that dirty water is accumulated in the society of Sector 85, Gurugram. Residents have made complaints so many times, but the situation remains the same. Foul smell emanates from dirty water as there is no way to drain it. The society administration should look into it at the earliest.

Subhash C Taneja, Gurugram


Govt Ill-prepared for paddy procurement

The Haryana Government has been claiming since long that they have made elaborate arrangements in grain markets to procure paddy so that in the pandemic times, farmers don’t face any problems. But, the reality is far from the truth. The weighbridges located at the two main gates in the grain markets of Narwana are lying defunct. The floors are broken and full of dust and mud. There’s no arrangement for drinking water and lack toilet facilities. Farmers are left to fend for themselves. Kisan Bhawan

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