United Kingdom Police Arrest 15 People in Massive £200 Million Money Laundering Scandal
Investigators from HM Revenue and Customs swooped on more than 20 properties in Rochdale, Manchester, Bradford, Southport and Nottingham.They were joined by police officers from a number of forces to carry out the latest stage in the long-running investigation - called Operation Enigma.
FROM THE - JOURNALS of Monte Friesner ~ Financial Crime Consultant for WANTED SA
Thursday May 19, 2011 >
Four men and three women, aged between 32 and 71, were arrested in Rochdale. A 31 year old man was arrested in Manchester. Four men, between the ages of 27 and 55, were detained in Bradford. A 50 year old man was arrested in Southport. Two men, aged 43 and 37, were arrested in Nottingham.
HMRC's deputy director for criminal investigation Alan Lee said: 'Operation Enigma is an HMRC-led investigation targeting money-laundering offences.
'At various stages of the investigation, we have worked closely with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police and West Yorkshire and the Humber police. Further details cannot be provided at this early stage.
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