Government extends dirty money campaign to property industry

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The government has extended its Flag it Up campaign, which encourages solicitors and accountants to report suspicions of money laundering, to the property industry.

The campaign, which is being promoted through social media, digital advertising and at industry conferences, urges these professionals to file a Suspicious Activity Report to the National Crime Agency when they spot signs such as a client being evasive or contradictory about the source of a large sum of money or using many different bank accounts.

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