The Untold Truth About Global Money Laundering, International Crime and Terrorism
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|Format:||Paperback, 240 pages, 3rd Revised edition Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 03 May 2006|
Highly organised gangs, from the Italian Mafia to the Japanese Yakuza, infiltrate every corner of the globe: and money laundering is at the heart of their business. "Dirty Dealing" exposes the awesome scale and scope of global money laundering and its filtration into the world's legitimate business structures. Leading expert Peter Lilley reveals how the money is obtained, how it is 'washed', and how organizations can detect and prevent money laundering. Highly topical, this fully revised and updated edition provides thorough examination on the funding of terrorism. Packed with incredible stories, shocking facts and telling detail, "Dirty Dealing" brings home the global scale of crime. Invaluable appendixes provide a country-by-country guide to specific local issues, types of crime and legislation, and a directory of websites offering further information on money laundering and related issues.
Table of Contents
Contents A note to the third edition vii Preface: my beautiful launderette ix 1. In the beginning... 1 2. The nth largest global business activity 28 3. The nearest thing to alchemy 47 4. Lost in the wash: the business of money laundering 64 5. Complete anonymity 88 6. Washed in space: cyber laundering in the 21st century 108 7. Terror Finance Inc. 127 8. Whiter than white: the official response 159 9. Coming clean: preventative strategies for business 182 10. The final spin 193 Appendix I: web directory 201 Appendix II: glossary of terms 205 References and further reading 212 Index 215
About the Author
Peter Lilley has over 20 years' experience in the prevention and investigation of international fraud. He runs his own international money laundering mitigation firm, and chairs various fraud and security committees. A fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Banking, a member of the Institute of Professional Investigators, and a Certified Fraud Examiner , he is the author of Hacked, Attacked and Abused: Digital Crime Exposed (also published by Kogan Page).
A fascinating book which exposes the awesome scale of global money laundering and its filtration into the world's legitimate business structures. It is full of incredible stories, facts and figures.
"Reveals how highly sophisticated criminal organizations and terrorist groups are undermining the economies and governments of countries." Advance Magazine "A must for anyone that carries out transactions over the web." www.risk-uk.com "Though it may seem like an excellent 'how to' guide for the criminal fraternity, Dirty Dealing is a very interesting read and the widespread risk of money laundering activites makes it a must have for any legitimate business." Accounting Technician "Explores the effect, influence, and ramifications of money laundering on global business activities and the world's economies and infrastructure." Journal of Economic Literature "Exposes the awesome scale and scope of global money laundering and its infiltration into the worlds legitimate business structures." Abstracts of Public Administration, Development and the Environment
|Publisher: ||Kogan Page Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.37 kg)|