Former Pakistani ‘politically exposed person’ arrested in UK money laundering probe

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Britain’s National Crime Agency said on Monday it has arrested a former Pakistani ‘politically exposed person’ in connection with alleged money laundering in the UK believed to be a result of corruption in Pakistan.

A press release from the NCA’s International Corruption Unit said it had arrested the man, in his 40s, and his wife, aged in her 30s in an investigation supported by Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).