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...
April 2 2016 A new investigation published today by ICIJ, the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and more than 100 other news organizations around the globe, reveals the offshore links of some of the planet’s most prominent people. In terms of size, the Panama Papers is likely the biggest leak of inside...
Key Findings Government officials and their families and associates in Azerbaijan, Russia, Canada, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia and other countries have embraced the use of covert companies and bank accounts. The mega-rich use complex offshore structures to own mansions, yachts, art masterpieces and other assets, gaining tax advantages and anonymity...
March 24, 2016 FICO survey of bank executives finds 88 percent of respondents foresee growth in terrorism funding this year 47 percent of respondents say counter-terrorism efforts will be centered on know your customer and customer due diligence measures Less than half of respondents have adopted the key Financial Action Task Force...
June 18 2017 Ping He, 52, was known as the "godmother" in a Sydney-based money laundering syndicate.  As she walked through the streets of Sydney's north shore in Australia, she appeared a humble and unassuming woman on the way to the convenience store she ran. But inside her Yeo Street apartment...
Background: In June 2010, the Mexican government announced regulations limiting deposits of U.S. cash in Mexican banks.1 Several months later, the Mexican government expanded the restrictions to include cash deposits made at exchange houses (casas de cambio) and brokerages (casas de bolsa). In 2011 and 2012, FinCEN issued two advisories...