IT was telling that the first step taken by President Bush against Islamic terror groups following the World Trade Centre disaster was to freeze bank accounts. The international community has now responded by agreeing common controls to stop terror groups laundering funds. Keith Nuthall reports.

A TESTIMONY to the importance of squeezing money laundering from the world's commercial centres is the fact that there is an international organisation devoted to the cleansing of banks and investment funds of dirty money.

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