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The deals from the bus

I have been away for a week in rural Suffolk; we stayed in a house built in 1460, and the whole county lives in about 1950, so we had no phone reception, no Internet access and therefore *gasp* no way … Continue reading

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Getting in a state about agents

When it comes to AML, I’m an equal opportunities preacher: I’ll tell anyone what to do.  So I take my AML hectoring, sorry, training into all manner of places, from swanky banks to glitzy casinos.  But the two parts of … Continue reading

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Agents of doom and disrepute

I’ve just watched a Channel 4 documentary called “From Russia with Cash”.  The premise is that two investigators go undercover as Russian PEP Boris and his ditsy girlfriend Nastya, and trip around the swankier parts of London looking at five … Continue reading

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Without AML, you’re nothing

A kind reader in Ireland has pointed out to me this recent case (I’m sure you’re all on top of it, but what with the dizzy promise of Easter eggs this weekend, it quite escaped my notice).  At the heart … Continue reading

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Passing the AML parcel

We’re not quite as bad as America, but in the UK we do have a fairly fragmented approach to AML supervision – as soon as I feel a flowchart coming on, as I do when people ask me just who … Continue reading

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