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World Money Laundering Report Volume 15 Number 5 World Money Laundering Report Volume 15 Number 5 is now available for download by Site Licence holders.

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Plunder and corruption by state officials: an action plan for dealing with proceeds of suspected or proven offences.



 WMLR Vol 15 No 2  World Money Laundering Report Volume 15 Number 2 is published today.

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The Philippines Anti Money Laundering Act: not fit for purpose.


World Money Laundering Report Volume 15 Number 1 is now available.

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Morris-Cotterill The Ten Real Life Exploits Da'esh / ISIS use to Hack the World PUBLISHED March 2015 as a special issue of World Money Laundering Report Ten Exploits that Dae'sh / ISIS Use to Hack the World explains how Da'esh / ISIS has been able to become such a global force in such a short time and how the group has become the biggest threat to the world since the Ice Age.

Digital Dollars, Virtual Payments, Real World Risk and Regulation.

The risks and regulation of Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

FinCEN and FDIC have assessed First Bank of Delaware to a USD15m civil penalty as a result of breaches of the Bank Secrecy Act and other counter-money laundering laws and regulations. The bank has also settled DoJ charges.

Not for the first time, the Financial Action Task Force is having a bit of a moment over Turkey's failure to do as the FATF demands. But far from being an NCCT (or similar scheme) country, Turkey is a long-time member of the FATF.

Operation Cross Country is an FBI initiative conducted with local police forces across the USA. In the past three days, more than 100 pimps have been arrested and 79 juvenile prostitutes "recovered."

ON 21 May 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the identification of Belarus-based JSC CredexBank (Credex) as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act (Section 311). Treasury took this action because it has reason to believe that Credex has engaged in high volumes of transactions that are indicative of money laundering on behalf of shell corporations, and has a history of ownership by shell corporations whose own lack of transparency contributes to considerable uncertainty surrounding Credex’s true beneficial ownership.

James Ibori, the former Governor of Delta State in Nigeria has at last given up his efforts, widely regarded as worse than futile, to defend criminal charges of money laundering in London. He pleaded guilty to ten counts yesterday several months into the trial process but minutes before the trial proper began.

In 2011, Compliance Complete (Complinet) published a series of articles titled "What's Wrong with Counter-Money Laundering Laws?".

The articles promised that the author, Nigel Morris-Cotterill, Head, The Anti Money Laundering Network, would subsequently supply a draft law designed to improve on existing legislation.




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