Bank data scheme to combat people trafficking to be extended to Europe

November 18, 2014 3:50 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - A data sharing scheme which has involved U.S. financial institutions helping New York prosecutors uncover human trafficking cases is to be extended to Europe, one of its organizers said on Tuesday.

The partnership has involved banks including JP Morgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp, as well as money-transfer company Western Union Co, highlighting suspicious transactions to law enforcement agencies.

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