In the Field

Trade-Based Money Laundering

One method of laundering illicit proceeds is trade-based money laundering (TBML). TBML often involves multiple currencies, over- or under-invoicing, and purchase of goods. The basic premise of a TBML system includes the purchase of a high-value commodity (such as Ford Explorers) with illicit proceeds, and the export of that commodity which will then be sold … Continue reading »


What are Financial Crimes?

With whom do you bank? Do you own any stocks? Move money across borders? What methods do you use to move money? Do you donate to charity? Do you declare all of your earnings on your tax return? Give gifts to anyone whose position of power could benefit you? Ever transferred money on someone else’s … Continue reading »