Posted in Financial Crime

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 IUU Fishing

Intelligence Briefing – Illegal Unregulated & Unreported Fishing by FCN

Illegal Fishing represents one of the largest markets open to and exploited by organised criminal groups, but beyond overfishing and the environmental challenges this brings,…

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Posted in IUU Fishing

Intelligence Briefing – Illegal Unregulated and Unreported Fishing by FCN - Premium

The following is a short summary on Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) Fishing, and is taken from a detailed Intelligence Briefing available with Premium FCN…

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Posted in IWT Premium

Intelligence Briefing – Illegal Wildlife Trafficking by FCN - Premium

The following is a short summary of the Illegal Wildlife Trade, focussing on some of our most iconic species that are threatened.  The Summary is…

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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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Posted in Money Laundering

Panama papers recoveries exceed US$1.2 billion

According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), recoveries fines & penalties arising out of the Panama Papers, has exceeded US$1.2 billion. The announcement…

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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

Russian Money Laundering

It should come as no surprise that Russia is one of the largest exporters of illicit money, and has been so for decades. This is…

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