Posted in Financial Crime

Source of Wealth & Source of Funds by FCN

With the publication of FAQ’s from the Wolfsberg Group on Source of Wealth & Source of Funds, this important and complex area has at last…

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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

Trade Based ML in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

Trade Based Money Laundering (“TBML”) is one of the main means by which criminal groups and terrorist financiers launder money, and by which illicit financial…

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Posted in Cybercrime Financial Crime Fraud

VC Based ML in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

Whilst money laundering using virtual currency (VC) is relatively small compared to either cash or trade, it is nevertheless growing. Virtual currency is also the…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Sub Saharan Africa Region & Country Overview by FCN

Having established the largest criminal markets impacting SSA, highlights from a region and country perspective are as follows: For the Extract from the SSA Threat…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Illegal Waste Dumping in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

SSA produces ever more waste, but much less than elsewhere in the world, but because of poor waste management controls and the imports of waste…

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Overview of Criminal /Terrorist Groups in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN

In this overview, the focus is on organised criminal gangs, corrupt officials, fraudsters, cyber criminals or hackers, proliferators and traffickers and terrorist groups across Sub-Saharan…

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Posted in AHT Financial Crime

Arms Trafficking in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

Illicit arms flows continue to destabilise the African continent, fuelling crime, conflict, and terrorist activities. Subregions affected by recurrent armed conflict experience the most organised…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Terrorist Groups in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

According to the Global Terrorism Index, the cost or economic impact of terrorism in SSA is US$12 billion. Countries facing threats from terrorism are mostly…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Illegal Logging in SSA by FCN - Premium

Forests are home to about 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity and are under threat, with rates of deforestation at unsustainable levels. A significant contributor…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Drug Trafficking in SSA by FCN - Premium

SSA is a transit destination with cocaine shipped into West Africa from South America and heroin shipped into East and Southern Africa from Asia headed…

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