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Britain Targets Global Corruption With Law to Seize Unexplained Wealth

Politicians, public figures and criminals suspected of buying property with corrupt money will be forced to explain their wealth or see their assets seized under new legislation that has come into force in Britain this month. The so-called Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) have been welcomed by campaigners, who say the British capital is at the center of a global web of embezzled money. The anti-corruption organization Transparency International has identified five properties they say...

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