AML Case studies / Reports

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

Illicit money: how much is out there? 25 October 2011 - Criminals, especially drug traffickers, may have laundered around $1.6 trillion, or 2.7 per cent of global GDP, in 2009, according to a new report by UNODC. This figure is consistent with the 2 to 5 per cent range previously...
By Laura Billings Introduction Multinational corporations (MNCs) in various manufacturing and service industries have historically borne the brunt of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prosecutions. By necessity, they have developed effective anti-corruption compliance programs. Meanwhile, financial institutions (FIs), the primary targets of anti-money laundering and Office of Foreign Assets Control (AML/OFAC)...
Through fake deposits How the bad guys and girls try to launder money and how we catch them, a Case Study. By far the greatest threat of money laundering comes from the community pariah, ie. the drug dealer. The biggest issue every drug dealer has is the amount of cash they receive...
International Narcotics Control Strategy Report BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS March 2008  Report In the United States and around the world, law enforcement continues to struggle with the many low-tech but highly effective ways criminals launder money and finance terrorism. Over the last several years, the INCSR Volume II has...
This new StAR report examines how bribes, embezzled state assets and other criminal proceeds are being hidden via legal structures – shell companies, foundations, trusts and others. The study also provides policy makers with practical recommendations on how to step up ongoing international efforts to uncover flows of criminal...
Source : IRS website The following examples of money laundering investigations are written from public record documents on file in the court records in the judicial district in which the cases were prosecuted. Florida Man Sentenced in Separate Wire and Mortgage Fraud Conspiracies On September 30, 2011, in Miami, Fla., Manetirony Clervrain,...