Transnational Criminal Organizations, Cybercrime, And Money Laundering: A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers, Auditors, and Financial Investigators / Edition 1

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Overview

WRITTEN BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL FOR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL IN THE TRENCHES

This book examines the workings of organized criminals and criminal groups that transcend national boundaries. Discussions include methods used by criminal groups to internationally launder money; law enforcement efforts to counteract such schemes; and new methods and tactics to counteract transnational money laundering.

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FACETS OF INTERNATIONAL CRIME AND MEASURES TO COMBAT THEM

Intended for law enforcement personnel, bank compliance officers, financial investigators, criminal defense attorneys, and anyone interested in learning about the basic concepts of international crime and money laundering, this timely text explains:

  • money laundering terms and phrases
  • an overview of relevant federal agencies, transnational criminal organizations, and basic investigatory techniques
  • the intricacies of wire transfers and cyberbanking
  • the phenomenon of the "World Wide Web"
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Addresses the history and relationships between various international criminal organizations (ICOs) and transnational criminal organizations (TCOs); money-laundering concepts, terms, and phrases; the background and makeup of the various state, federal, and law-enforcement and regulatory agencies involved in the local, national, and international fight against ICOs in general and money laundering in particular; the laws and treaties available to these agencies; and the mechanics of wire transfers and cyberbanking, and their corollary, cybercrime. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849328060
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 1,211,772
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

The Bad Guys
International Criminal Organizations
Introduction
The Big Six International Criminal Organizations
Other International Criminal Organizations
International Terrorist Organizations
Strategic Alliances Between International Criminal Organizations
Appendix 1 - Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers
Money Laundering Techniques
An Introduction to Money Laundering
Money Laundering - What Is It?
Money Laundering - Why Fight It?
The Mechanics of Money Laundering
Money Laundering Techniques and Tools
United States v. Saccoccia - The Ultimate Example of "La Vuelta"
Cyberbanking and Wire Transfers
Cyberbanking
Cybercrime
Cybersecurity in the Future
Cyberlaundering - An Example
Money Laundering in the Banking Industry
What is the "Banking Industry"?
Offfshore Banking
Underground or Parallel Banking Systems
Money Laundering Techniques Common to the Banking Industry
Preventing Money Laundering in the Banking Industry
Money Laundering Through Banks: Case Studies
Money Laundering in Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs)
Introduction
Money Services Businesses (MSBs)
Casinos
Card Clubs
Race Tracks
Insurance Companies
Securities Dealers
The Good Guys
United States Federal Government Agencies and Task Forces
Introduction
Justice Department
Department of State
Department of the Treasury
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Federal Reserve Board
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Anti-Money Laundering Tools
Domestic Money Laundering Statutes and Laws
Milestones in American Anti-Money Laundering Efforts
Evolution of American Money Laundering Laws
Proposed Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Strategy Bill of 1997
Federal Sentencing Guidelines
States' Money Laundering and Reporting Legislation
Current State of American Money Laundring Laws
Appendix (Chapter 7) - Bank Secrecy Act and Regulations Text and "Translation"
Regulatory (Anti-Money Laundering) Forms
Introduction
The Six Major Regulatory Forms
Appendix (Chapter 8) - The Reporting and Recordkeeping Forms
Asset Forfeiture
Introduction
Basic Concepts of Forfeiture
Equitable Sharing and Adoption of State Forfeitures
Disposition of Seized and Forfeited Property
The Future of Asset Forfeiture
Law Enforcement Operations
Introduction
Law Enforcement Tools
Multi-Agency Drug Money Laundering Operations
Investigative Techniques
Four Basic Steps of Money Laundering Investigations
Compelling the Production of Documents
The ABA Numerical System Identification Code
The World Stage
International Organizations and Treaties
Introduction
The United Nations
Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
Carribean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)
Organization of American States (OAS)
Other International Organizations or Entities
International Banking Organizations
International Agreements and Treaties
The Pan American Countries: Canada, Mexico, Panama, and Colombia
Canada
Mexico
Panama and the Colon Free Zone
Colombia
Russia and the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Nations
Introduction
Drug Trafficking Activity in Russia
Drug Trafficking Activity in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries
Russian Anti-Money Laundering Efforts
Cooperation Between Russia and the United States
Profiles of Other Countries
Introduction
Country Profiles

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