Cops play it by the book

Financial Adviser

Journalists may not have had a good press in recent years, but at least some of us try to do our jobs properly.

So it was when one FA hack attempted to get clarification from the National Crime Agency, the new-fangled crime department that replaced Soca last year.

Our valiant seeker of the truth asked the press office to clarify the term “consent request”, which was in common use on the NCA’s website but not in any clear context, only to be told to look it up in the Oxford English Dictionary.

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