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Britain Targets Global Corruption With Law to Seize Unexplained Wealth

  • Henry Ridgwell

Britain Targets Global Corruption With Law to Seize Unexplained Wealth
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Politicians and public figures suspected of buying property with corrupt money will be forced to explain their wealth, or face the seizure of their assets under new legislation that has come into force in Britain this month. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the so-called Unexplained Wealth Orders have been welcomed by activists, who say the British capital is at the center of a global web of corrupt and embezzled money.

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