"Following the Money Trail" To Combat Terrorism, Crime, and Corruption in The Americas

"Following the Money Trail" To Combat Terrorism, Crime, and Corruption in The Americas
Title:
"Following the Money Trail" To Combat Terrorism, Crime, and Corruption in The Americas
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Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
008-046-00327-1
ISBN:
9780160947940
Description

This paper, "Following the Money Trail", focuses on the threats from money laundering and terrorist financing, distinguishing the two, and explain government efforts to counter illicit financing. It will describe the ways illicit actors raise, move, store, and use money to pursue their dangerous agendas. Specific cases examining the FARC in Colombia, the 2015 fall of the Guatemalan government, and Brazil’s “Operation Car Wash” corruption scandal will illustrate how governments use financial intelligence to pursue terrorists, criminals, corrupt politicians, and their financiers Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com “Following the Money Trail” 2 in Latin America. Finally, this paper will emphasize the need to design, implement, and constantly update national and international strategies to combat the financing of emerging threats like terrorism, crime, and corruption and to safeguard our financial systems. 

Over the past decade, there has been a greater appreciation of how “following the money trail” directly contributes to the fight against terrorism, crime, and corruption around the world. Money serves as the oxygen for any activity, licit or illicit; it is the critical enabler for any organization, from international crime syndicates like the Mexican cartels to terrorist groups like the FARC, ISIS, and Hezbollah. Financial intelligence has helped governments to better understand, detect, disrupt, and counter criminal and terrorist networks and expose political corruption. 

Audience

Individuals in the federal government and private sector doing research or engaged in operations effecting the combatting of terrorism, crime and corruption in the America's will find this publication "must reading" to fully understand the threat and potential dangers of these increasing influence of illicit networks (terrorists, criminals, and their facilitators) as they sustain their activities and realize their political or profit objectives.

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$7.00
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Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Latin America Program, Mexico Institute
Author:
  • Realuyo, Celina B.
Notes:
Although this title has a Navy stock number, it was published by the Wilson Center which is under the Smithsonian.
Key Phrases:
  • Terrorist Financing
  • Money Trail
  • Latin America
  • Americas
  • Money Laundering
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
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0.25
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1
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1
Record Creation Date:
10/01/2018
Last Status Update:
11/29/2019
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