AML Case studies / Reports

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BALTIMORE, MD—Steven Blackwell, age 27, of Elkton, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy to defraud the United States government relating to the collection of income taxes. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney...
Background 1.1 There are a number of businesses which are vulnerable to misuse by money launderers and those facilitating the movement of terrorist finance1. International standards have been developed (agreed by the 36 Member States of the Financial Action Task Force) to ensure that there are sufficient controls and procedures...
Introduction This report is the second in a series of FINTRAC publications that are intended to provide strategic financial intelligence and feedback to reporting entities about suspicious transactions reports (STRs). The first FINTRAC report on Trends in Canadian Suspicious Transaction Reporting, released in May 2011, presented a preliminary analysis of STRs submitted...
Extract: This report has been drafted on the basis of contributions by national banking associations collected   from January to July 2011. It offers an inventory of national regulations on the fight against money   laundering in about 30 European countries. On the occasion of the European Commission’s consultation aiming at assessing and...
Paper prepared for the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) conference; (Re)Regulation in the Wake of Neoliberalism, Consequences of Three Decades of Privatization and Market Liberalization, Panel: Naming and Shaming, held at Utrecht University, June 5th – 7th, 2008 Prof. dr. Brigitte Unger* and Joras Ferwerda, MSc.**  Abstract Since ten years, and more...
Issue 20 - October 2011 The SAR Activity Review – Trends, Tips & Issues is a product of continual dialogue and collaboration among the nation’s financial institutions, law enforcement officials and regulatory agencies to provide meaningful information about the preparation, use and value of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and other...