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June 12 2018 A few weeks ago, Justin flagged an Oregon case alleging money laundering through the Black Market Peso Exchange, one of the most successful and efficient laundering schemes in the world. The Black Market Peso Exchange is a trade-based money laundering technique commonly used by narcotics traffickers based in Colombia...
January 16, 2018 Within the financial services sector, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) is a significant challenge for many institutions, often consuming large numbers of people and effort to manage the process and comply with the regulations. As a result, these same institutions are looking for new solutions to help them reduce...
Due diligence is a vital tool in the prevention and discovery of corruption. the uk Bribery act makes it urgent for companies to use that tool as efficiently and effectively as possible. yet in a recent survey*, while almost three quarters of respondents said they have anti-corruption programs in...
September 2016 Start delving into the murky world of money laundering in eastern Europe and the names of three countries turn up again and again: Latvia, Moldova – and the UK.  On numerous occasions over the past decade, dirty money from Russia – and elsewhere in CIS – has been...
March 24 2018 Spectacular burglaries, robbery, prostitution, drug trafficking and illegal business with refugees: These areas of crime clearly determine the 13 criminal clans in Berlin. But even the mafia from abroad is increasingly trying to gain influence in the capital. The Italians rely on business areas such as fraud...
May 31 2018 The US Treasury Department has initiated a wide-ranging campaign against money laundering across the globe and is leaning on governments particularly in Cyprus, Beirut, Singapore and the Gulf states including Dubai in an attempt to stop the flow of billions of dollars that wash through the financial...