Farah's money transfer fears

Olympic champion Mo Farah has exclusively ITV News London about the struggle his Somali family could face if Barclays bank close off their money transfer system with the country. The accounts were set to be closed over money laundering fears.

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Farah protests Barclays' Somali money transfer closure

Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has told ITV News London that his extended family will struggle if Barclays goes ahead with plans to shut systems that allow money transfers to accounts in Somalia.

Cash transfer businesses including Dahabshiil, the largest in the UK providing Somali services, were being closed over fears they were being used for money laundering.

Mo Farah, who was born in Somalia, wins gold for Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics. Credit: ABACA

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