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EU Adopts Tougher Sanctions On Money Launderers

Law360, London (October 11, 2018, 1:09 PM BST) -- The European Council said on Thursday that it has adopted new rules to help deny terrorists access to financial resources across the European Union by introducing tougher sanctions and jail time for criminals who launder money.

The new AML directive means that crooks and terrorists who are handed the maximum sentence for laundering dirty money in the EU will be jailed for at least four years. (AP) The new anti-money laundering directive will mean that crooks who are handed the maximum sentence for laundering dirty money in the EU will be jailed for at least four years, the council said. Judges...

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