FCA wants compulsory criminal background checks

The FCA is to consult on introducing compulsory criminal background checks on firm owners and controllers applying for authorisation from January 2025.


Convicted money launderer's family pays up

Convicted money launderer and ex-solicitor Dale Robert Walker, 64, has satisfied a confiscation order after a member of his family paid £33,500 outstanding from £716,719 he was ordered to repay due to his criminal activities relating to an investment scheme.


FCA to tighten rules on crypto transfers

The FCA is to tighten its rules on crypto-asset transfers from 1 September to crack down on money laundering and financial crime.


Court orders convicted adviser to pay back £562,000


The FCA has won a Confiscation Order for £562,636 against former investment adviser and convicted money launderer Richard Faithfull.

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