In an atmosphere of self-reinforcing consensus and expertise credentialing, officials drawn into anti-money laundering networks are socialized in the rhetoric of noble crusade supported by idiosyncratic ratings and a specialist lexicon. This dictionary offers a translation service for people encumbered by knowledge of the English language.
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Deciphering anti-money laundering’s specialist lexicon
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“Truth misspoke”, a new word game inspired by US president, ideal for AML
Researchers find that a country or bank can now flip the AML paradigm – demonstrably slashing crime, harm, regulatory risk, and costs; risk free – yet, curiously, FATF remains opposed to success. An ideal environment for “truth misspoke”.
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EU adopts AML Strategy for Russian gas: Rhetoric over Reality
Boldly claiming impact is the ultimate skill in post-reality politics, where power devolves to leaders fooling most of the people
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Strategic anti-money laundering reviews: 1990-2022
A comprehensive analysis of strategic AML reviews, globally and in every country conducting such a review in the past 32 years.
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“The Canadian model”: Any country can weaponize money laundering laws to wage war on dissent; forcing banks, crypto firms to freeze accounts to combat citizens’ thought crime
Canada uses existing money laundering laws to target citizens’ thought-crime, maybe-crime, pre-crime, and petty-crime. Fear not, likeminded leaders; you too have these laws. The FATF AML model is a turnkey, one-size-fits-all version, easily deployed against any country’s citizens.
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