HM Treasury warns of scam emails relating to sanctions and licences

HM Treasury has warned subscribers to their financial sanctions updates that several people have received scam emails purporting to be from ‘financialsanctions@hmtreasury.gsu.gov.uk” and Treasury Ministers, which request payments in order for frozen funds to be released under financial sanctions licencing arrangements. The Treasury reiterated its previously published guidance on fraud, found here, stating that it does not hold frozen funds...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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