AML Case studies / Reports

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

Introduction Since the early 1980s Costa Rica has served as a transit point for drugs passing from South America into Mexico and the U.S. However, recent news and intelligence reports show that—within the last few years—transnational crime (especially drug trafficking and money laundering) in the country is evolving and becoming more sophisticated.2 This...
Brian considered himself unlucky.  Some friends of his had come under police observation.  He had been having a coffee with them in Starbucks in Wolverhampton one morning when the police swooped and arrested everyone, Brian included. Then the police searched the car in which Brian and some of his friends...
It was meant to ease payment. But fraudsters have cashed in on it and turned electronic payment into another thing. They defraud individuals and institutions electronically, raising doubts over this mode of payment. With the proposed cash-less economy set to take off soon, there are fears that this issue,...
INTRODUCTION Money launderers constantly are seeking new methods to perpetuate their schemes,providing endless challenges to struggling financial institutions. Money laundering has become so permeated throughout the financial sector that getting to the source has become increasingly difficult. In a recent interview, Debra Geister, Director of fraud prevention and compliance solutions for...
Executive Summary This report incorporates the results of an exclusive Celent survey of anti-money laundering compliance departments at more than 75 financial institutions globally. The report benchmarks AML operations and costs, and analyzes trends in AML technology, including Celent’s estimates of global spending on AML software, vendor consolidation, and advances / product enhancements in AML...
The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) is an annual report by the Department of State to Congress prepared in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act. It describes the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2010. Volume II covers...