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HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

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Miscellaneous: Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA): if you become aware of SOCA or POCA activities

Debt Management staff are becoming more aware of cases involving restraining orders and confiscation orders granted under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Where there is any mention of SOCA (Serious Organised Crime Agency) the case must be referred to the appropriate EIS office as explained in DMBM900130.

If you become aware of any of the following:

  • restraining order
  • confiscation order
  • cash seizure
  • criminal investigation under POCA
  • frozen assets under a Court order

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Specific guidance about subsequent collection action for each case, including the possibility of an informal standover, will then be given as soon as possible.