Monthly Archives: November 2021

Selling off the family silver (and ceramic)

As some of you may be aware, I am retiring from the world of AML at the end of this year.  In preparation for that I have been having a grand sort-out and have uncovered a couple of things that … Continue reading

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Please release me

The principle of mitigation is an important one in the justice system.  Once someone has pleaded guilty to an offence – or been found guilty of it after a trial – the attention of the court turns to sentencing, and … Continue reading

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Dull as dishwater

One of the most common requests I have from people commissioning my training is for case studies – stories about money launderers.  And I am more than happy to oblige, as researching these creatures is one of the guilty pleasures … Continue reading

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Underfunded, under-supervised and over here

I know, I know: who thought I would spend my last few months as an AML-er shaking my fist impotently at the madness that is freeports?  But here we are.  I’ve written before (here and here) about why they’re such … Continue reading

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