The government is waking up to the fact that global criminals are fond of London. 

"The BBC’s McMafia, a story of high-flying Russian mobsters and international money launderers woven into the fabric of London, ended this month. Despite the dramatic TV twists, the subject matter has its basis in reality. As a barrister dealing with cases that involve Russia and former Soviet states, my experience is that politicians and business people use the apparatus of the state to put rivals out of business by any means possible....." 

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Ben Keith is a barrister at 5 St Andrew’s Hill specialising in extradition, immigration, serious fraud, human rights and public law. Ben is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a band 1 leader in the field of Extradition at the London Bar and is ranked in the Legal 500 as a band 1 leading individual in international crime and extradition at the London Bar:

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