Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) were introduced under so-called McMafia laws – named after the BBC organised crime drama – which came into force at the beginning of 2018.
Luxury jewellery, designer fashion and perfume were on the shopping list of the woman slapped with the UK’s first unexplained wealth order as she spent £16 million in Harrods.
Bodyguard edged out Killing Eve to become iPlayer’s biggest show of 2018 and the streaming service’s most-watched programme ever.
TV drama McMafia is returning for a second series – but it is not yet known whether James Norton will be back in the role.
Filming on the second series of the BBC’s Russian mob drama McMafia is taking place in London.
EastEnders scored a successful month on BBC iPlayer in February, with nine episodes among the top 20 most-streamed programmes.
Television viewers have said new thriller McMafia was troubled by “tiny” subtitles that made it difficult to follow the action.
Actress Juliet Rylance has called on screenwriters to devise better roles for women in gangster shows.
Actor James Norton has revealed that his “heart breaks every morning” over Brexit.
James Norton has said being dubbed the next James Bond is “flattering”, but has brushed off the rumours as speculation.
James Norton has told of the “terrifying” training he underwent to prepare for his role in BBC thriller McMafia.
James Norton assumes a strikingly sullen persona in a new picture from the BBC’s forthcoming crime thriller McMafia.