qThis new work by Margaret E. Beare and Stephen Schneider brings empirical evidence to the study of money laundering in Canada. The authors challenge the dominant, seemingly common-sense notion, fuelled by political posturing and policing rhetoric, that taking the profits away from criminals (proceeds of crime enforcement) is a rational and effective tactic. Using extensive research involving records gathered from police, financial institutions, and legal sources, the authors paint a picture of a dubiousenforcement strategy beset by conflicting interests and agendas, an overly ambitious set of expectations, and reliance on an ambiguous body of evidence as to the strategy's overall merits.q--BOOK JACKET.Police surmised that a substantial amount of interior renovations were made to the 3, 500-square-foot home. ... the Proceeds of Crime Sections in Montreal and Vancouver established their own retail currency business as part of an undercoveranbsp;...
|Title||:||Money Laundering in Canada|
|Author||:||Margaret E. Beare, Stephen Schneider|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 2007|