Posted in Financial Crime

Interview with Absa’s Nic Swingler

On a recent visit to South Africa, Financial Crime News was delighted to meet with Nic Swingler Head Financial Crime Compliance at Absa Group Limited,…

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Posted in Financial Crime IWT

Wildlife Trafficking Syndicate ensnared by United Forces

On 13 June 2019, the US Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York indicted four individuals, Moazu KROMAH, Amara CHERIF, Mansur…

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virtual currency joining FATF club
Posted in FATF Virtual Currency

Virtual Currency is joining the FATF club

Virtual Currencies (VC) have come a long way in the 10 years since Bitcoin first emerged, born out of the financial crises and now a…

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Money Laundering
Posted in Money Laundering

What is Money Laundering?

Is Money Laundering a modern phenomena? Whilst the term “money laundering” in the sense we understand it now was first used in print in 1973…

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Laundromats
Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

Laundromats by Graham Barrow

So called laundromats, like the Russian, Azerbaijani and Troika laundromats are making headlines, tarnishing once stellar reputations, and leading to serious questions about their prevalence,…

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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

Modern Organised Crime turns 100

Whilst the term “organised crime” appears to have emerged in Chicago in 1919, the phenomenon of organised criminal activity far pre-dates this and its manifestations…

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China - country focus
Posted in China Financial Crime

China – Country Focus

According a Chinese proverb, “the best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago, the next best time is now,” and so it goes…

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