Criminal Capital: How the Finance Industry Facilitates Crime

Criminal Capital: How the Finance Industry Facilitates Crime

by S. Platt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137337290
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/12/2015
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stephen Platt is a highly respected practitioner of financial crime prevention and the conduct of related regulatory investigations. He is an English Barrister and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Over the past 20 years he has been engaged in several high profile matters involving money laundering, corrupt public officials, drug trafficking, terrorism, piracy, proliferation, sanctions, and fraud. Stephen has trained several national and supranational law enforcement and regulatory agencies. He was co-opted by the World Bank into both the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) and the Illicit Financial Flows from Somalian Piracy study. Stephen consults for the regulatory investigation specialists, Stephen Platt Associates LLP.

Table of Contents

1. Harmful Practices 2. Money Laundering Models 3. Onshore/Offshore Dichotomy 4. Drug Trafficking 5. Bribery and Corruption 6. Piracy 7. Human Trafficking / Smuggling of Migrants 8. Terror Financing 9. Sanctions 10. Tax Evasion 11. Causes and Solutions

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