City of London is where the world's elite hide their money

Originally published at: City of London is where the world's elite hide their money | Boing Boing

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now do something

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Well, maybe it was created by just one of them, with the full support of the rest?

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No, no, no, no. We’re not HIDING it. We’re INVESTING it…

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We await your viable suggestions…

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To invoke a prominent citizen of London (though not the City):
 
 
 
No shit, Sherlock!

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Harry Shearer did a Le Show interview about the City of London’s special status a while back:

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something, not nothing

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EMP bombs against the dirtiest banks?

Only thing that seems viable would be a General Strike in Britain.
Such a thing would never happen here, of course…

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(Best puzzle so far!)

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City of London: “Well… if we didn’t do it, then someone else would — so.”

The City is just the public face of money laundering pipelines that go through the Crown Dependencies (like Jersey and the Isle of Mann) to the British Virgin Isles or Cayman Islands.
If the UK government decided to do something about money laundering, they could shutdown 80% of it without involving any other countries.
They won’t of course, because the right people are making money.

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Boy I wouldn’t want to be these billionaires when the EU starts investigating money laundering and investing

Well, see Brexit?

EU rules into financial transparency is part of the reason, one of the ones they didn’t say out loud (Russia also moves billions through the City).

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I always assumed it was the one honest reason for brexiter Tories. Racism/sexism/homophobia/transphobia was just bread and circuses for their poorer supporters.

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