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  • Purpose Of The Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive (4MLD)

    The Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) was adopted on the 20th May 2015 with member states having until June 2017 to incorporate the requirements in to their local legislation. The purpose of the third Directive was to consolidate the first two Directives and bring the European legislation up to date with the Forty Recommendations made by the Financial Action Task Force on money laundering (FATF). The 4MLD serves the purpose to enhance and strengthen the existing money laundering regulations set out in the Third Directive, whilst highlighting the need for a more unified international approach to Financial Crime, utilising FATF recommendations as their global standards. Whilst the main areas of the Fourth EU Directive remain in…

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  • Effects Of Corruption And Money Laundering

    existence. This study addresses two additional important and core fundamentals of the financial system: corruption and money laundering. These two elements are global issues and affect all countries causing considerable and irrevocable damages to society in various ways. The society has witnessed a number of cases involving money laundering recently and has also experienced the negative effects of terrorist financing. Unfortunately, there can never be one system, which completely rules out…

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  • Money Laundering Research Paper

    Abstract My research paper is about money laundering in Brazil using the Operação Lava Jato as an example, which is one of the biggest scandals of money laundering in the country. This operation initially started as money laundering investigation, soon enough it unfolds allegations of corruption at the state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro. My paper will be fully focus on the explanation of why these powerful executives and politicians engage in such crime by using Sutherland’s…

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  • Money Laundering: Film Analysis

    that is sentenced to jail for money laundering, comes out eight years later and finds himself with alone. He is in love with money and finds a way to get his millions that he once had, when Jake Moore (his daughters fiancée comes to him. Jake wants to take revenge for his mentors death, Gordon takes advantage of this and becomes and ally. Gordon gains Jakes trust and pretends to help him by telling him where to find a large amount of money. He tricks Jake and takes the money for himself and…

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  • Usa Patriot Act Essay

    of a government by intimidation or coercion; or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping. . . ." ("The Patriot Act"). These are a few significant ways in which the Act has improved the war on counter-terrorism: allows investigators the use of tools previously used on organized crime and drug trafficking to be applied to the fight against terrorism, facilitates information allocation and cooperation between agencies, modernizes the law to…

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  • The Panama Paper Scandal

    Panama, who kept secretive documents, which often concealed fraud , money laundering, bribery, and in essence many white-collar crimes around the world. The law firm was founded in 1977 in Panama by Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca. The firm’s success has allowed it to spread to 42 other countries. It 's unquestionable growth reveals the vast usage of offshore accounts by millionaires and billionaires everywhere,while also revealing how many billions of dollars are hidden from countries every…

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  • Patriot Act And Information Security

    Tools Within the Agencies. Information sharing is not the only tool that comes along with the Patriot Act. Agencies such as the Secret Service, Air Marshals, and Border Patrol exist to help prevent terrorism. Another agency where anti- terrorism acts have been exemplary is the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. There was an instance in an airport in Miami where the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained a suspected foreign money launderer named Libardo Florez-Gomez. He laundered…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The USA Patriot Act

    Before agencies were not allowed to share information and then the act was made into law and the agencies were allowed to share information regarding suspects. The US Patriot Act has three basic ares on trying to control counterfeit money, first expand the authority of the secretary of the treasury to regulate the U.S. financial institutes, such as require businesses to report cash transactions larger then 10,000 dollars (100). Second, create new crimes to control money laundering and enhanced…

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  • Madoff: The Cause Of White Collar Crime

    been more spotlighted in the last decade due to the magnitude of money that was stolen from countless innocent people. When the general public thinks about white collar crimes like Ponzi schemes, most of them bring up Bernie Madoff. Madoff was able to steal $50 billion from a myriad of individuals. Madoff is not the only criminal who preys on people and their trust. Allen Stanford comes in at second place for America’s largest Ponzi scheme ever and he was able to do the same with the…

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  • Short Essay: The War On Drugs

    without ruining the life of an otherwise law abiding citizen. However, there are no means to confirm or deny the validity of this argument. Civil Forfeitures, the ability to strip an individual of property with only a suspicion is a law enforcement tool that is ripe for abuse. While the intent is to punish individuals that break the law by taking ill-gotten gains. The laws shortfall is that it does not clearly establish clearly the parameters for ill-gotten gains. Cash, nice cars, boats or…

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