Monthly Archives: December 2016

Moving the goalposts

I’m as fond of AML measures as the next person.  Actually, that’s a fib: I’m probably a thousand times fonder of AML measures than the next person.  But more than two decades of AML endeavours have taught me one important … Continue reading

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Money laundering is on the cards

A couple of months ago, traffic police in Alabama stopped a car and noticed the smell of marijuana.  They searched the car and found forty gift cards with a total balance of US$19,600, along with “numerous receipts showing repetitive reloading … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and guidance

As regular readers will know, I am most active in five jurisdictions: UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar.  I can – and do – work in other places, but I feel most comfortable when I know the … Continue reading

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Cash tales from the Raj

I am often asked whether what we are doing in the world of AML – namely due diligence, record-keeping, staff training and reporting of suspicions – is actually having a positive impact.  I’ve mulled on this before, and no doubt … Continue reading

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