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Government’s £125million Criminal Assets

by | 24th, May 2007

WHO says crime doesn’t pay?

What with the luxury mansions, limited-edition Bentleys , wads of cash and the jet-set lifestyle, surely there must be something in the whole crime lark? Just ask the big banks.

However, a number of the nation’s criminals are having to go without the trimmings of their success after the Home Office released details of the £125 million in seizures it has made in the last year, including mansions, cars and even racehorses.

Conveniently, that figure matches the target set out by the Government for 2006/07 and paves the way for the Home Office to announce even greater powers to confiscate criminals’ ill-gotten gains.

Jeremy Outen of the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit is

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