The Analysis of Money Laundering Techniq

The Analysis of Money Laundering Techniq

Krzysztof Woda (European University Viadrina, Germany)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-991-5.ch018
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There exist many connections between money laundering and terrorism financing concerning illicit practices for fundraising, transfer or withdrawal of funds. The characteristic multistage process of money laundering is also typical for the terrorism financing and often contains a series of transactions in order to conceal the origin or disposition of money. The purpose of this article is the analysis of the best suited techniques of money laundering for terrorism financing using electronic payment systems (like transfers, mobile payment systems or virtual gold currencies). Furthermore, the suitability of payment systems for conducting secret transactions for terrorism financing will be analyzed regarding the realization of a single phase of money laundering.

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