Many UK agents not yet compliant with anti-money laundering rules, research suggests

The latest edition of the real estate publication Propertywire states “The property industry in the UK is not up to speed in terms of being compliant with anti-money laundering regulations, new research claims.

A significant number of businesses in the property sector would struggle to pass an anti-money laundering (AML) spot-check with 22% without a dedicated AML officer in place, according to the research from identity verification firm Credas.”

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