Central Banking

Online training to fight money laundering

UK - A new online training programme is being launched to try and prevent money laundering in the UK.

The scheme is being introduced by the British Bankers' Association (BBA) in a bid to counter what is seen as a growing problem.

A recent report from the Fraud Advisory Panel found that money laundering by organised crime was becoming an increasing problem.

And the launch of the euro next year is also expected to lead to opportunities for money laundering while people get used to the new currency