Organised criminals need money launderers to process their profits and make that money seem legitimate. This is as true for people smugglers as any other form of crime.
In tackling organised immigration crime we are focusing on those who enable this criminality, whether it be through social media advertising, transport or financial services.
Those who provide these services are essentially assisting an activity that exploits desperation for profit and puts lives dangerously at risk. This is why it is a priority for us and our partners. Read more here