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Dan Reed directs C4′s “From Russia With Cash”

The Paedophile Hunter filmmaker is directing an undercover doc for the British pubcaster that will investigate money laundering in the world of high-end London real estate.
June 30, 2015

UK pubcaster Channel 4 is to air an investigative documentary about money laundering in the London real estate world on July 8.

Directed and produced by Dan Reed, the hour-long and From Russia With Cash examines growing evidence that finds London’s property boom partly fueled by overseas buyers laundering money.

The documentary uses secret filming techniques to follow an undercover reporter who poses as a Russian government minister in order to see how local real estate agents react to his plan to use millions of pounds in stolen money to buy property in a high-end London neighborhood.

Reed’s company Amos Pictures is producing the film. The director’s previous docs include The Paedophile Hunter, which aired on Channel 4 last year, and Terror In The Mall for BBC2 and HBO.

From Russia With Cash was commissioned by Anna Miralis, the pubcaster’s commissioning editor for documentaries.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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