EU Parliament Calls for Creation of Financial Police, Anti-Laundering Watchdog

“The [European] Commission should start work immediately on a proposal for a European financial police force and an EU financial intelligence unit. An EU anti-money laundering watchdog should be set up”, the European Parliament said in a statement.

The parliament’s roadmap included the recommendations which have been composed for over a year by the legislature’s Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance. The document was adopted with 505 votes in favor and 63 against.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening session of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, November 30, 2015According to the parliament, the bloc needed new tax bodies since the

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