Money Laundering Through Art

Money Laundering Through Art

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a€‹The art world has been discovered by criminals as an effective way for money laundering and other clandestine activities on an international level. Unfortunately, in most countries investigators, prosecutors, judges, and regulatory agencies are not equipped to accurately detect, investigate and prosecute this type of criminal activity. Also, regulation and international laws and treaties involving the art world have many loopholes that can potentially lead to the laundering of large sums of money. This book provides a birda€™s eye view of novel ways in which money laundering happens through illegal activities involving art. It can serve as a guide for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and others involved in efforts to curb money laundering and financing of terrorism, revealing why somehow new techniques used by criminals have been neglected by law enforcement in most countries. Drawing from his own experience with the matter in both Brazil and in the United States, the author makes a case for broader institutional and regulatory improvement, extending beyond mere regulation of the art market.ACCUSATIONS of money laundering, vandalism and the theft of a Picasso lithograph in Northern California at a mansion allegedly belonging to the former Ukrainian prime minister. Association for Research into Crimes against Art a€” ARCA, 06/09/2012. http://artcrime.blogspot.coml. Accessed ... Sentencing Guidelines Manual As 3B1.1(a) provides for an 4.7 Agencies Involved in Investigating Tax Fraud 87anbsp;...

Title:Money Laundering Through Art
Author:Fausto Martin De Sanctis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-13


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