Call for Chapters: Concepts and Cases of Illicit and Illegitimate Finance


ABDUL RAFAY, University of Management & Technology, Pakistan

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: February 4, 2023
Full Chapters Due: April 30, 2023


Fraud and Corruption are emerging global phenomena. During the last few decades, financial/technological corrupt practices are being monitored in many countries around the globe. Major components of these practices consist of financial/technological crimes, frauds, forgeries, scandals, and money laundering to name a few. Among a large number of problems, one is a lack of general awareness about all these issues among various stakeholders including researchers and practitioners.


The book shall be an international book whose primary mission is to provide understanding and lessons learned in regard to all aspects of financial & technological crimes, frauds, and corruption in individual, organizational, and societal experiences. The goal of this book is to provide a unique opportunity for researchers to take the shape of experience, implementation, and application. The book shall consist of contents discussing the emergence and practices of financial crimes, frauds, and corruption during the last century and especially in the current technological advancement. It includes various forms of financial/technological crimes including money laundering, corporate frauds, the dark web, and relevant regulatory environment to name a few (See the detailed list of topics).

Target Audience

In every discipline, some of the most powerful tools are in the hands of educators, researchers, and managers. Research papers and case studies of Financial/Technological Crimes are tremendous sources of solutions, knowledge, ideas, and innovations. So the target audience of this book will be composed of academicians, researchers, and professionals working in the field of business, finance, economics, advisory, information, and other allied disciplines. Moreover, the book will provide insights and support executives concerned with the regulation of corrupt financial/technological practices.

Recommended Topics

1. Terrorism Financing 2. Money Laundering 3. Proliferation Financing 4. Organized White collar crimes 5. Underworld Finance 6. Historical Aspect of Financial crimes 7. Theories of Fraud and Corruption 8. Innovate Practice in Fraud/Corruption 9. Banking/Insurance Frauds 10. Shadow Banking 11. Capital Markets/Investment Frauds 12. Insider Trading 13. Accounting Frauds and Window Dressing Tax Dodging and Evasion 14. Tax Havens and Offshore Financial Centers (OFCs) 15. Transfer Pricing 16. Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) 17. Occupational Fraud 18. Health and Medicare Frauds 19. Financial Scams (MLM, Ponzi, etc.) 20. Financial Data Leaks 21. Corruption Scandals 22. Forensic Accounting and Audit 23. Financial and Corporate Governance 24. Fraud Risk Management 25. Fraud Examination 26. Fraud Investigations and Prosecution 27. Ethical Leadership and Anti-Fraud Profession 28. Legislations for Accountability 29. Criminal/Civil Systems for Fraudulent transactions 30. Fraud-related Dispute Resolutions 31. State Oversight to Combat Fraud 32. Role of Civil Society in Combat Corruption 33. Corruption via Conflict of Interest 34. Public Sector Frauds 35. Abuse of Public Office 36. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 37. Wolfsberg Group 38. Stolen Assets Recovery Program of World Bank 39. Drug Money 40. Frauds via Technology 41. Blockchain for Frauds 42. Fraudulent Analytics 43. Dark Web Fraud Trade 44. Online Purchasing Frauds 45. Cybercrimes & Identity Frauds 46. Hacking Frauds 47. Fraud Assessment Tools 48. Financial Intelligence 49. Abuse of Non-Profit Organizations/ INGOs 50. Financial Transparency & Surveillance 51. Suspect & Vulnerable communities 52. Data leaks e.g. Panama/Pandora leaks etc. 53. Whistleblowing 54. Gender and Corruption 55. Fraudulent Practices in the Undocumented Economy 56. All relevant Case Studies

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before February 4, 2023, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by February 18, 2023 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by March 31, 2023, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Concepts and Cases of Illicit and Illegitimate Finance. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2023.

Important Dates

February 4, 2023: Proposal Submission Deadline
February 18, 2023: Notification of Acceptance
March 31, 2023: Full Chapter Submission
April 30, 2023: Review Results Returned
June 13, 2023: Final Acceptance Notification
June 27, 2023: Final Chapter Submission


Prof. ABDUL RAFAY University of Management & Technology


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Security and Forensics; Government and Law; Social Sciences and Humanities
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