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Money-laundering suspect arrested

Published 01/04/2015

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Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man on suspicion of money laundering.

Scotland Yard said the 64-year-old was arrested at a residential address in north west London as part of an "ongoing investigation".

Officers are searching the address.

Five other men, aged between 27 and 73, were previously arrested in connection with the investigation and are on police bail.

The man arrested this morning is in custody at a central London police station and inquiries continue, the Metropolitan Police said.

Those on bail are:

:: A 73-year-old and 44-year-old arrested in December 2013 on suspicion of money laundering.

:: A 61-year-old held in June last year on on suspicion of money laundering.

:: A 41-year-old arrested on suspicion of money laundering after attending a police station in Greater Manchester by appointment in January.

:: A 27-year-old arrested on suspicion of money laundering after attending a police station in Suffolk in February.

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