AML Case studies / Reports

Case studies/ reports which can provide in-depth knowledge of this area. Updated regularly.

 The late Silvio Aquino, the main suspect in what has been termed the biggest drug trial in Belgian history. He was also at the heart of an investigation by murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak. Kuciak and his fiancée were shot and killed on Feb. 21. He was collaborating with the...
July 26 2018 Professional money launderers are individuals, organisations or networks who, for a fee, help criminals launder the proceeds of crime. This report looks at the techniques and tools used by professional money launderers, to help countries identify and dismantle them. The FATF’s fourth round of assessments has revealed that many...
July 25 2018 As a result of Sweden’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since their 2017 mutual evaluation, the FATF has re-rated the country on 10 of the 40 Recommendations and moved the country from enhanced to regular follow-up.
July 16 2018 AUSTRAC has published an assessment of the money laundering/terrorism financing (ML/TF) risks associated with traveller’s cheques. The assessment will help businesses that provide traveller’s cheque services to identify and manage the ML/TF risks they face. Read the risk assessment.
July 12 2018 Tax havens hate attention. Places such as Jersey, Switzerland and the British Virgin Islands made a handsome living from helping their clients break other countries’ laws for decades, without anyone really noticing. And they liked it that way. Then came the 2007-8 financial crisis, and the good...
July 10 2018 A pile of $20 bills – some $600,000 -- that was stacked higher than the casino cashier.  It’s the surreal scene that stays with Joe Schalk from his time as the senior director of investigations at B.C.’s gambling regulator, GPEB.Schalk and his team were tasked with tracking...