Financial regulators set for action

US - Following last week's terrorist attack, US financial regulators are set to clamp down.

Property dealers, photocopying bureaux, carpet traders, fairground operators, computer memory chip suppliers, mobile telephone importers - the modern face of money-laundering, according to international investigators. These are some of the businesses used by criminals and corrupt politicians to hide cash, according to a study published this year.

The cases highlighted by the Egmont Group of 58 national