Going undercover to investigate 'Mr Big'
Panorama reporter Samantha Poling on how she went undercover to reveal how major drugs dealers and money launderers are making a mockery of laws designed to seize their profits.Read about Samantha's experience
About Crime Pays
Panorama investigates how major criminals are making a mockery of legislation aimed at stripping of illegally obtained assets.Read about Crime Pays
As home secretary, David Blunkett oversaw the introduction of legislation making it easier to strip criminals of illegally obtained assets. He tells Panorama's Samantha Poling why he thinks the Proceeds of Crime Act is failing to deliver.
Minister for Crime Reduction Alan Campbell defends the progress being made by the authorities in reclaiming illegally obtained assets, claiming the 'Mr Bigs' are now concerned.
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- Jeremy Vine
- Samantha Poling
- Stephen Magee