UK freezes bank accounts of terror suspects

The Bank of England said Friday 11 August it had frozen the accounts of 19 of the 24 men arrested in an alleged terror plot, and publicly released their names.

"The Bank of England ... has today directed that any funds held for or on behalf of the (19) individuals ... must be frozen, and that no funds should be made available, directly or indirectly to any person, except under the authority of a licence," the bank said in a statement.

"Financial institutions and other persons are requested to c