Policy paper

Preventing money laundering

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Guidance on the anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism policy in the UK.

Detail

Money laundering is used by criminals to conceal money made through criminal activity. As a global financial centre the UK is often seen as an attractive destination for criminals to invest the proceeds of their crime.

This guidance explains how the Home Office and the Treasury work to implement an effective anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism policy in the UK.