Interesting Fact - Property

At least £122 billion worth of property in England and Wales is owned by companies registered offshore.

(The problem is that some of the world's most notorious criminals are buying Britain's luxury homes to launder crooked cash, and at the same time pushing up the price of property. Especially in the area of London.

It all came to light in July 2015, when it emerged that the ownership of 221b Baker Street, home to the fictional super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes, was linked to a brutal former secret police chief accused of murder and money-laundering.

What would Mrs Hudson say?)

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