If 20 people stole £750 million from HMRC why is no banker facing jail for handling their stolen money?
If 20 people stole £750 million from HMRC why is no banker facing jail for handling their stolen money? - I’m on the World Service at 5.30 discussing HMRC’s “most wanted list”.
One question I was asked during the pre-record session was “what would you like to see done?”
My answer went partly along lines I’d share with UK Uncut. But there was another angle as well. It was that if these people had stolen £750 million then a lot of bankers had helped them do it, all of whom broke money laundering law. Why are none of them in a dock right now? They should be. That, as we now know, is the way to stop bank abuse. Nothing less will do.
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