Jail for money launderers in all EU countries

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It wants EU governments to legislate minimum sanctions for any organised crime, which Brussels defines as any criminal conspiracy involving as few as two people.

The Commission has also proposed that criminal records are circulated around the EU, and that convictions in one member country are recognised in another.

This would ensure the ‘efficient, fair and fast prosecution’ of those committing crimes in one EU country then moving to another member state, said Brussels.

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