Criminals hit where it hurts as millions of pounds seized by police


The amount of criminal cash and assets seized by police in West Midlands has risen sharply in the latest five years, new figures show.
Anti-corruption organisation Global Witness warned the £200 million recovered nationally is “a drop in the ocean” compared with the huge volumes of illegal money flowing through the UK each year. Home Office data shows West Midlands Police collected proceeds of crime worth £3.6 million in the year to March. .en.

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