Criminal Capital : How the Finance Industry Facilitates Crime

By: Platt, StephenMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (241 p.)ISBN: 9781137337306Subject(s): Commercial crimes | Crime | Financial services industry -- Moral and ethical aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Criminal Capital : How the Finance Industry Facilitates CrimeDDC classification: 364.16/8 LOC classification: HV6768 -- .P585 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover ; Half-Title ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Harmful Practices; 2 Money Laundering Models; 3 Onshore/Off shore Dichotomy; 4 Drug Traffi cking; 5 Bribery and Corruption; 6 Piracy; 7 Traffi cking of Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants; 8 Terrorism Financing; 9 Sanctions-Busting; 10 Tax Evasion/Avoidance; 11 Causes and Solutions; Notes; Index
Summary: In the first book to expose the role played by the international financial services industry in facilitating crime and laundering criminal property, one of the world's leading anti-financial crime specialists scrutinises the vulnerability of banks, brokerages, trust companies, and investment funds to criminal abuse.<BR><BR>Discover:<BR><BR>- How the finance industry enables corruption, drug trafficking, terrorism, human trafficking, proliferation, piracy, and tax evasion<BR>- Why extreme and dangerous industry behaviour correlates with the risk taking that toppled the global economy in 2008 <B
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Cover ; Half-Title ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Harmful Practices; 2 Money Laundering Models; 3 Onshore/Off shore Dichotomy; 4 Drug Traffi cking; 5 Bribery and Corruption; 6 Piracy; 7 Traffi cking of Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants; 8 Terrorism Financing; 9 Sanctions-Busting; 10 Tax Evasion/Avoidance; 11 Causes and Solutions; Notes; Index

In the first book to expose the role played by the international financial services industry in facilitating crime and laundering criminal property, one of the world's leading anti-financial crime specialists scrutinises the vulnerability of banks, brokerages, trust companies, and investment funds to criminal abuse.<BR><BR>Discover:<BR><BR>- How the finance industry enables corruption, drug trafficking, terrorism, human trafficking, proliferation, piracy, and tax evasion<BR>- Why extreme and dangerous industry behaviour correlates with the risk taking that toppled the global economy in 2008 <B

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Stephen Platt is a highly respected practitioner of financial crime prevention and the conduct of related regulatory investigations. He is an English Barrister and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Over the past 20 years he has been engaged in several high profile matters involving money laundering, corrupt public officials, drug trafficking, terrorism, piracy, proliferation, sanctions, and fraud. Stephen has trained several national and supranational law enforcement and regulatory agencies. He was co-opted by the World Bank into both the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) and the Illicit Financial Flows from Somalian Piracy study. Stephen consults for the regulatory investigation specialists, Stephen Platt Associates LLP.

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