Journalists at over 100 news organisations around the world have spent the weekend sifting through more than 2500 leaked documents originating from the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

Middle Eastern media reports on the unveiling in the United Arab Emirates of a new smart financial crime-fighting system called ‘Fawri Tick’.

The age of European imperialism into far-flung continents, which resulted in the exploitation of vast local economic resources, was widely regarded as having ended in the process of decolonisation after World War II.

  • Nigel Nicholson
  • 05 September 2020
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Good Algorithm: Bad Algorithm.
It’s not often that an algorithm is given a bad name, but here in the UK the term has made headline news.

Banking security systems, banking secrecy and GDPR in its various forms worldwide are conspiring to help criminals hide money. The job of the investigator is becoming ever harder. But one thing will never change: the desire of the criminal to “see” his or her money and to control it in some way.

A word of advice to would-be multimillionaire fraudsters not keen on being arrested and extradited: it’s probably not a good idea to post photographs of yourself with your ill-gotten wealth all over social media.