It seems donating to the Tories can put you above the law. The Conservative Party not only carried on accepting donations, but also refused the French government’s request to carry out raids at Lycamobile’s HQ in London.
A British government official responded to the request on March 30, 2017, saying that Lycamobile is “a large multinational company” with “vast assets at their disposal” and would be “extremely unlikely to agree to having their premises searched.”
“It is of note that they are the biggest corporate donor to the Conservative party”
This comes despite the Home Office vowing to implement the toughest anti-money laundering plan in a decade.