Mrs Arstall said: "The launch of the combined service is to be welcomed as establishing a platform to deliver more efficient processes, reduce operating costs and enhance user satisfaction through the introduction of improved digital services and the
Dubbed the Cumex Files, the investigation reviewed 180,000 secret documents from banks, stock traders and law firms over a period of more than a year.
Financial institutions need to ask additional questions to prevent residence and citizenship by investment schemes being used as tools to hide assets from the tax authorities, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has said.
Santander's role in the scheme was to carry out trades, the prosecutors say, as one of many parties involved.
The hope, presumably, is that by lowering income taxes, the UK economy will receive a shot in the arm by supporting existing wealth-creators and attracting new ones.
They used encrypted computers, had business cards without the lender’s logo and were told to switch hotels regularly, according to prosecutors.