Flipping narrative

Looking behind what we ‘know’ to be true.
Sep
15
Anti-money laundering, anti-science

Anti-money laundering, anti-science

Major policy intervention shuns scientific method, public policy, outcomes and policing science.
3 min read
Sep
08
When ID and KYC enable money laundering

When ID and KYC enable money laundering

To get ahead of the game, think the opposite of what you know.
3 min read
Sep
08
Is money laundering harmful?

Is money laundering harmful?

Most say yes, but more interesting observations “between the lines”.
2 min read
Aug
10
AML compliance, oxymoron

AML compliance, oxymoron

Effective AML’s oxymoron buddy?
3 min read
Jul
27
The three stages of AML failure

The three stages of AML failure

The truth about anti-money laundering’s “success” mirrors one adage or another.
5 min read
Jul
03
“Academics think (Theory), Practitioners do (Reality)”

“Academics think (Theory), Practitioners do (Reality)”

Peering behind the wall of things we know to be true.
4 min read
Jun
26
The myth of money laundering’s 2-5 percent of global GDP

The myth of money laundering’s 2-5 percent of global GDP

Of mythical numbers, facts by repetition, and truths by mantra.
3 min read
Jun
15
“Money laundering" originated with Al Capone

“Money laundering" originated with Al Capone

Evidence suggests that the practice preceded and the money laundering phrase post-dated Capone.
2 min read
Jun
15
What is money laundering?

What is money laundering?

Even regulators fall into common misconceptions.
1 min read