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Over the years our team of writers, led by AML expert Peter Lilley, have written extensively on the subjects of fraud, anti-money laundering, corruption and terrorist funding. Prepared to be informed, and at times, entertained – as we take you on a journey of some of the most inventive scams to hit the world’s headlines, whilst Peter’s expert commentary, will certainly be of benefit to any individual or corporation looking to avoid monetary or reputational loss as a result of financial crime.

 

In this section you will also find white papers, key AML guidelines for businesses plus articles from past issues of the Proximal Consulting Review. Previous subscribers will be pleased to discover that AMLCompliance.com has replaced our former newsletter as a hub for articles and resources relating to AML and business crime.

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The A-Z of money Laundering
18th
Sep
2013

The A-Z of Money Laundering

A glossary; A-Z; list of useful terms – call it what you will – but the below will prove particularly
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17th
Sep
2013

ORGANIZED CRIME INC. – The Global Business Success Story

Sit back and relax as Peter Lilley gives us a behind the scenes tour of the world’s biggest, and arguably
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Recognizing the Red Flags of
17th
Sep
2013

Recognising the Red Flags of Money Laundering

From 2001: Peter Lilley examined the dirty money problem and highlighted some of the most common red flags which should
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17th
Sep
2013

Why You Must Know Your Customer: The Red Flags of Initial Customer Information

The basic tenet of all anti-money laundering legislation and regulations globally is the need for customer identification and collecting initial
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Terrorist financing is not money laundering
17th
Sep
2013

Terrorist Financing is not Money Laundering

Whilst attempting to dispel a commonly-held belief, Peter Lilley explains the distinct differences between terrorist financing and money laundering –
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17th
Sep
2013

The Power & Influence That Money Laundering Delivers

Money laundering entails a number of complex processes and while the ultimate aim is to ‘clean’ the laundered funds –
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17th
Sep
2013

Economic Crime: How History Repeats Itself in Rhymes

Fraud in its various guises is just as prevalent today as it was ten years ago. Peter Lilley provides an
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17th
Sep
2013

Peter Lilley’s Expert Opinion on Employee Fraud

Employee fraud is a recurrent theme in business but one that seems to be strangely neglected. As Peter Lilley explains:
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17th
Sep
2013

Are You Unwittingly Laundering Money?

One consequence of increased anti-money laundering legislation and regulation (which is predominantly aimed at financial institutions) is that launderers are
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Money Laundering Progress and Problems NEW
17th
Sep
2013

Money Laundering: Progress and Problems

Peter Lilley, author of “Dirty Dealing: The Untold Truth About Global Money Laundering” published by Kogan Page, is a prominent
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Online casinos and money launder
17th
Sep
2013

Online Casinos & Money Laundering

Online gambling has been a hot topic in recent years– with unprecedented attention from both the press and politicians. With
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Land Banking Schemes
16th
Sep
2013

UK Land Banking Scams

Land is often regarded as a fantastic investment, which it can be, provided you do your research and seek professional
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Football in grass
10th
Sep
2013

Foul Play: Money Laundering in Football

We’ve all heard of foul play in football but according to a recent study, a different form of indecent conduct
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Too good to be true-
15th
Aug
2013

Too Good to be True: Fraudulent Financial Instruments

Peter Lilley offers advice on those ‘too good to be true’ opportunities involving financial instruments.  Sadly these fraudsters continue to
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15th
Aug
2013

The Role of Credit Rating Agencies in the Global Credit Crisis

Do credit rating agencies provide independent and objective intelligence that can be used for AML purposes – or do they
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The Abacha case
15th
Aug
2013

The Abacha Case and its (far-reaching) Repercussions

In September 2003, writing for the UK “Sunday Express”, Peter Lilley explored the toxic legacy of Sani Abacha.  The facts
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15th
Aug
2013

Digital and Electronic Crime: An Overview

In his book “Hacked, Attacked & Abused: Digital Crime Exposed” Peter Lilley attempted to quantify the level and extent of
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Boiler room red flags
15th
Aug
2013

Boiler Room Scams Red Flags

We’ve all heard about it – so why then do we seem genuinely surprised every time we find out about
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Online dating Scams
14th
Aug
2013

Online Dating Scams

Today more and more people are turning to the Internet to make new friends and even find love.  As a
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Money Laundering scale of the problem
14th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering: The Scale of the Problem

In 2003 Peter Lilley highlighted some alarming statistics in an attempt to quantify the global scale of money laundering.  There
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14th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering & Organized Crime

Ever wondered to what extent organized crime operates on a global level? Read on to find out Peter Lilley’s expert
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Macau Gaming Juncets
14th
Aug
2013

Macau Gaming Junkets

Beneath the plush surroundings and the bustling atmosphere of a packed casino in Macau money laundering continues to bubble under
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Alternative Remittance Systems a network for illicit funds
14th
Aug
2013

Alternative Remittance Systems: A Network for Illicit Funds?

The very nature of alternative remittance and underground banking systems provide ample opportunities for individuals to conceal their illicit funds
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Money laundering what is it
14th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering: What is it & Why is it Important to Stop it?

Money laundering has been one of the largest global socio-economic problems for many years. However it is surprising how much
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14th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering Through Stock Exchanges

The phrase ‘Where there’s a will there’s a way:’ quite neatly encapsulates the innumerable methods and loopholes which shrewd money
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Money Laundering Through Online Casinos
14th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering Through Online Casinos

Peter Lilley attempts to unravel some of the many issues (and for criminals – the advantages) of online casinos in
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13th
Aug
2013

Money Laundering & Free Trade Zones (FTZs)

Free Trade Zones enjoy a high degree of autonomy and some are unregulated: have they become an enticing option for
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Identity theft
13th
Aug
2013

Identity Theft

Your personal identity can be a prime target for unscrupulous fraudsters. What’s most alarming however, is the seeming lack of
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12th
Aug
2013

The Risks Posed by Micronations

Whilst most of us have probably heard of the Dominion of Melchizedek it may come as a surprise to realise
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Fake ID Documents
9th
Aug
2013

The Sky’s the Limit: Fake Identification Documents

The concept of fake identity documents is by no means a new phenomenon, but the sheer range of what can
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9th
Aug
2013

Facebook Scams

With 800 million users worldwide, Facebook has a staggering amount of personal information, all conveniently stored in one place. For
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9th
Aug
2013

E-Money & Cyber Laundering: Virtual Dirty Dealing

The virtual world has fast become the ideal vehicle for laundering money, and the emergence of e-money systems appears as
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Economic Citizen Schemes - need new
9th
Aug
2013

Economic Citizenship

Are the various “Economic Citizenship” schemes the last resort for criminals? The concept of dual-citizenship is not a new one.
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9th
Aug
2013

Charity Fraud

Appealing to help the weak or vulnerable, and relying on the goodwill of individuals and businesses – charities have sadly
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fraud
9th
Aug
2013

Caveat Emptor (let the Buyer Beware) How to Protect Yourself & Your Company

It never ceases to amaze us just how many fraudulent schemes are doing the rounds at any one time: most
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ATM Fraud Unjustified Panic
9th
Aug
2013

ATM Fraud: Unjustified Pamic or A Real Concern?

You’ve no doubt noticed the recent publicity surrounding ATM fraud, which has led to an important question: should we stop
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Boiler room scams - USE
7th
Aug
2013

Boiler Room Scams

Professional males, with a good knowledge of investments, are often the most targeted when it comes to this type of
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Are virtual worlds really being used
7th
Aug
2013

Are Virtual Worlds Really Being Used to Launder Money?

The rising popularity of virtual reality Internet games has fuelled speculation that they are also being utilised by criminals to
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Dirty Dealing Revisited

Exclusive AML Presentation
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In 2012 Peter Lilley, the founder & owner of Proximal Consulting, was invited to give a keynote presentation in Prague to a major gathering of law enforcement officials from numerous countries. He took this opportunity to update his highly regarded book “Dirty Dealing: the untold truth about global money laundering

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