On 5th April, HM Treasury notified that the 37 names approved for addition to the UN sanctions list on 30th March were officially now included on the UK lists and therefore liable to an asset freeze.
On 5th April the UK Home Office published a Circular which it said was issued to ensure consistency by law enforcement agencies in the operation of provisions relating to forfeiture of certain personal or moveable property.
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On 5th April, EU Regulation 2018/537/EU added Khatiba Imam Al-Bukhari (KIB) to its sanctions lists following the listing of the entity by the UN.
On 5th April, EU Observer reported that an EU report says that Moldova still has a long way to go to implement the reforms it promised as part of a free trade and political deal with the EU. Corruption still remains widespread, and independence of justice, law enforcement as well as national anti-corruption authorities need substantial improvement, the report says.
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Radio Australia on 5th April carried an article saying that Australia’s new financial intelligence czar, Nicole Rose, says she is shocked at the depth of money laundering in the economy and banking system involving organised crime, child exploitation and drug importation.