UK: POLICE WARN SCHOOLS AND PARENTS OVER PLAYGROUND MONEY LAUNDERERS

On 15th September, the Sunday Times reported that letters being sent to schools by 45 police forces will tell parents to look for tell-tale signs that their children have become “money mules”, lured into laundering cash for criminals.  It is said that children as young as 8 are handing control of their bank accounts to gangs that target them at school and sports clubs or on social media.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/past-six-days/2019-09-15/money/police-warn-schools-and-parents-over-playground-money-launderers-fl5l2mmrq

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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