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

Interview with the Black Mambas Anti Poaching Unit

In this Interview with the Black Mamba’s Anti Poaching Unit. Qolile Matebula and Alice Bromage sat down with Financial Crime News to discuss anti poaching…

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Wildlife Trafficking
Posted in AHT FATF

New FATF Priorities include targeting the Illegal Wildlife Trade

After an impressive year for FATF, under the US Presidency, which signed off last month, and concluded with the Florida Plenary, the Chinese Presidency now…

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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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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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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

The United for Wildlife’s Financial Taskforce

The Royal Foundation’s United for Wildlife’s Financial Taskforce was launched in Q4 2019 in order to help target organised crime and the proceeds of the…

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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

3 African Rhino’s killed each day, even on Chinese / Lunar New Years

On the 4th/5th February, 2019 over a billion people celebrated the beginning of a new year, the year of the pig. Festivities are celebrated throughout…

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Wildlife Trafficking
Posted in Financial Crime IWT

Wildlife Trafficking by Katie Perrott

The illegal wildlife trade is a transnational, commodity-based and highly profitable form of organised crime, until recently carrying little risk of detection and prosecution, particularly…

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