Alison Saunders
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DPP plan to seize criminal assets hidden abroad

The director of public prosecutions for England and Wales has unveiled a new campaign to clamp down on criminals hiding their assets abroad.

Alison Saunders will deploy lawyers to work with authorities in Spain and the United Arab Emirates in the hope of recovering £10m in assets from convicted tax evaders, drug barons and corrupt businessmen.

  • 24 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK