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.

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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.

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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.

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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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