A Nemtsov Act

Boris Nemtsov has barely been dead for 3 days, and certain people are already trying to capitalize on his murder to push their agenda.

I’m not against the proposals outlined in the above article per se.  Russian money (and not only) coming into the UK is a huge problem.  As are the tricks used to hide its origin.

But it is naive to think that enacting something like this would change the situation all that much.  The only thing these kinds of laws do is keep honest people honest.  They increase the cost of doing business, and the cost of bribing someone to look the other way.

And it is cynical to use a man who has been dead less than a week to push an agenda.

 

 

 

 

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