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A Brief History

Taking a look into the origins of
Money Laundering.

What is Money Laundering?

Definitions of the phrase
"money laundering".

How widespread is the Problem?
Estimate of the amount of
cash being laundered

The Money Laundering Process

The 3 stages of Money
Laundering - Placement -
Layering - Integration.

Stages of the Process

How Money Laundering Stages
are achieved.

Money Laundering Methods

Techniques used by money

How Can We Prevent It?

Some measures to prevent this

Affects on Financial Institutions

How laundering affects financial
institutions, legally and

Business Areas Prone To Money Laundering

Which businesses are targetted
by the money launderer?

UK Legislation

Which legislation in the UK covers Money Laundering.

Money Laundering Offences

What the five basic offences of Money Laundering are.

International Initiatives

Some preventative measures in place on an international level.

The Future

Future methods of Laundering cash?


Some conclusions we have made about this area of criminality.


Some recommendations on what can be done to strengthen the fight against this insidious crime.

Links Directory
1. MoneyLaundering.com: A US resource on Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud Prevention

2. Billy's Money Laundering site: A Personal website created by a leading authority on Financial crime

3. UNODC: A United Nations initiative against Money Laundering

4. IMOLIN: The International Money Laundering Information Network

5. FATF: Financial Action Task Force - An inter-governmental body acting on money laundering and terrorist financing

6. IMLPO: Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers

7. ICAS: The Institute of Chartered Accountants for Scotland

8. Business Directory UK: An extensive directory of UK businesses.