BCL partner, John Binns discusses with the BBC's programme Rip Off Britain the tactics banks are using to check for fraud and the implications this can have for consumers experiencing their accounts being frozen.
His interview is available to view on the BBC iPlayer now and if you wish to go straight to his comments please view from 11 minutes 05 seconds onwards of the programme.
As one of the UK's leading legal experts in anti-money laundering and fraud, John has written a number of articles that you may find useful if you wish to find out more about why banks block accounts and what you can do to prevent it. Here are the relevant articles that may be of interest:
- So Your Bank Blocked Your Account: Why It Happens, and What to Do About It
- What to Do When Faced With a Production Order or a Disclosure Notice: Proceeds of Crime Act Investigations Guide
- UK Summary Forfeiture Guide: What to Do about Seized Cash, Detention of Listed Assets, Account Freezing Orders, and More
- Restraint Orders: What To Do When Your Assets Are Frozen