AML Case studies / Reports

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

Tax evasion poses an acute challenge to developing and developed countries. From 2000 to 2010, illicit financial flows deprived developing countries of US$5.86 trillion. Tax evasion is not a victimless crime – for people in the developing world, the consequences of tax evasion can be a matter of life and death. If developing...
Global Witness is today revealing evidence that numerous UK companies appear to have helped facilitate a major money laundering scandal centred on a bank in Central Asia. Grave Secrecy, launched today, shows how urgent action is needed to address the current ease with which the UK and other major economies...
August 28 2017 Australian charities and not-for-profit organisations are prime targets for money launderers and supporters of international terrorism, the nation's financial intelligence agency has warned. A risk assessment by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) revealed the charitable sector is at a "medium" risk as organised criminals and...
Money Laundering Risks Arising from Trafficking of Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants Extract from the Report : Criminals are increasingly turning to the trafficking of human beings and the smuggling of migrants given the high profitability of these illegal activities.  The money generated by such activities finds its way into...
September 7 2016 The illegal trade in rough diamonds through border towns of Gbitti, Kentzou and Garoua-Boulai in eastern Cameroon provides a steady source of income for rebel groups on both sides of the Central African Republic’s bloody conflict. According to the United Nations, the war has claimed more than...
January 14, 2016 Stating that India increased access and reduced corruption in public services by providing unique digital identification to one billion people in five years, the World Bank says digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency, and innovation. Indians are using their digital IDs called Aadhaar "to open bank accounts, monitor...