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    #11
    Originally posted by courtg9000 View Post

    These contrary to popular opinion are not good fronts for ML.
    The connoisseurs of ML prefer hot food takeaway, 24 hour retail, pubs and night clubs because of the cash throughput. Sunbed shops for example simply do not deliver the levels of cash handling to sufficiently launder large amounts of cash most payments are debit/credit card. Sunbed shops are more likely to be what in brokerage circles is called a PEMS business. Similar examples of PEMS businesses are nail bars and dog grooming parlours.

    PEMS stands for Preventing Extra Marital Shagging and is where the husband sets the wife up in business in a bid to stop her from bonking the personal trainer whilst he is out at work. I know a few contractors who have fallen into this trap.
    I thought many nail bars and the like were fronts for the slave trade with the people working there under duress.
    Doing a stroll around Windsor on 11 Sept 2 Oct for Alzheimer's Society. You can chuck me a few quid here if you like: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lmallen-1

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      #12
      Originally posted by courtg9000 View Post

      These contrary to popular opinion are not good fronts for ML.
      The connoisseurs of ML prefer hot food takeaway, 24 hour retail, pubs and night clubs because of the cash throughput. Sunbed shops for example simply do not deliver the levels of cash handling to sufficiently launder large amounts of cash most payments are debit/credit card. Sunbed shops are more likely to be what in brokerage circles is called a PEMS business. Similar examples of PEMS businesses are nail bars and dog grooming parlours.

      PEMS stands for Preventing Extra Marital Shagging and is where the husband sets the wife up in business in a bid to stop her from bonking the personal trainer whilst he is out at work. I know a few contractors who have fallen into this trap.
      I wouldn't take up money laundering as a profession if I was you
      When freedom comes along, don't PISH in the water supply.....

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        #13
        Originally posted by ladymuck View Post

        I thought many nail bars and the like were fronts for the slave trade with the people working there under duress.
        Round here its unusual to see a nail bar not fully staffed by orientals. Which is odd as its mostly Indian & African migrants in Sluff.
        "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

        I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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          #14
          Originally posted by TestMangler View Post

          I wouldn't take up money laundering as a profession if I was you
          I will stick to brokerage if I ever get well enough to go back to work!
          Former IPSE member
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            #15
            That's the one! So it was Afghanis. And a reluctance fromt he authorities to do anything about it.
            Down with racism. Long live miscegenation!

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              #16
              It seems they were also pheonixing and avoiding business rates. One has to wonder what part of their anatomy trading standards had up their rear end for the last 5 years.
              "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

              I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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                #17
                Originally posted by vetran View Post
                It seems they were also pheonixing and avoiding business rates. One has to wonder what part of their anatomy trading standards had up their rear end for the last 5 years.
                There aren't that many trading standards officers in London. Lots of councils share officers.
                "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR

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                  #18
                  Well it appears counterfeit goods is also part of the business model. What a surprise... not.

                  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ps-begins.html

                  I didn't realise they sold phones and vapes so it all makes sense now. Same model as Cheetham Hill in Manc and other tat shops. Decent front but everything else dodgy as hell.

                  I did think being sweet shops there would be drugs involved but it isn't. Just your standard fakery tat shop.


                  'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

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                    #19
                    All of that cash from cannabis farming has to be laundered somehow.

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                      #20
                      Originally posted by _V_ View Post
                      London is one big state sponsored money laundering operation. Only the little crooks will receive any attention. The big dog behind it all will survive scrutiny.
                      The Rushuns?

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