Regional Asset Recovery Teams have been established in England & Wales from officers and staff from various police forces, HM Revenue & Customs, Asset Recovery Agency, CPS and Serious Organised Crime Agency.
The RARTs have been set up to maximise asset recovery. To assist in this task, the RART fully utilise legislation such as the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Included within this Act of Parliament are such powers as seizure of cash were its origins or use is suspected as being connected to crime, confiscation, and prosecuting those involved in money laundering.
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