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Kristian Hölge, Regional Legal Advisor of Legal Assistance Program for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAPLAC) and the UNODC, said that the work of the UN, allows an approach between the public and private sectors, improving the understanding of the financial instruments used as means for ML/FT.

Financial institutions are the easiest way to move money, because they offer the easiest methods to move money
There are several crime theories that discuss certain factors that have to be present in order to induce a person to commit a financial fraud or theft.

Each institution’s AML program varies based upon the risks presented by its customers
Antimoneylaundering.us interviewed Scott Talbott, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at The Financial Services Roundtable on the prevention of money laundering in financial institutions.

Anti-money laundering falls on boards’ agenda
Board level interest in anti-money laundering (AML) is being squeezed by other priorities, according to KPMG’s Global AML survey 2011. The survey revealed a nine percentage point drop in boards considering AML to be a high profile issue (from 71 percent in 2007 to 62 percent in 2011)

Anti-money Laundering In Latin America
FW moderates a discussion focusing on the prevention of money laundering in Latin America between Michael Diaz, Jr. at Diaz Reus and José Luis Rojas at Grant Thornton.

Money launderers pose national threat
Money laundering has implications in national security, Australian Crime Commission chief executive John Lawler says. Law enforcement experts and members of the financial industry gathered in Sydney

Australia: Cash laundering a huge criminal growth industry
A TREND is emerging for criminal syndicates to exist solely to launder black cash, with massive growth of organised crime needing new ways to hide ill-gotten gains

Battle with Money Laundering, Corruption Goes on After Patriot Act Enactment
Money laundering, terrorist financing and other Patriot Act-related areas will be the focus of US regulators over the next five years a decade after the USA Patriot Act came into force

Singapore Pledges Jail, New Tactics for Financial Criminals
Singapore, where assets under management have risen fivefold to $1.2 trillion since 2001, will seek tougher penalties for white-collar criminals and co-operate more with global agencies to deter money laundering and tax evasion, Attorney General Sundaresh Menon said

Full Tilt Poker Website Used Players’ Money to Pay Directors, U.S. Claims
Full Tilt Poker paid board members more than $440 million using funds that it pledged to make available for withdrawal by its online poker players at any time, U.S. prosecutors said

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