AML Case studies / Reports

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

August 23 2018 MONEYVAL calls for actions to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in line with Latvia’s risk profile. In a report published today on Latvia, MONEYVAL acknowledges that large financial flows passing through the country pose a significant money laundering threat. Latvia is a regional financial centre, with a majority of...
August 20 2018 On 31 May 2018, the Government of the Republic of Serbia adopted the national Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment (ML/TF Risk Assessment). The assessment is a result of cooperation among relevant state authorities and representatives of the private sector (financial and non-financial), and was carried...
August 2 2018  In recent years, the number of victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling has continued to grow significantly. In addition to the terrible human cost, the estimated proceeds that human trafficking generates have increased from USD 32 billion to over USD 150 billion since the FATF produced...
August 5 2018 To the believers, the glittering towers and man-made islands that characterise the Dubai real estate market are proof of an economic miracle. A reminder of how a small fishing port on the edge of the desert took just decades to transform itself into a global investment hub. Yet...
 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...