In the “Weekly Round-Up” we summarise and give extra reading suggestions for some of the past weeks financial crime news headlines, powered by Acuminor’s crime universe ThreatView®.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has dominated the information flows the past weeks; however, there are still plenty of updates from the financial crime area. Here are a few excerpts from what has passed our desks alongside the information regarding Ukraine.
Interpol launches a new centre to combat financial crime and corruption.
The Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting project releases more information on the Suisse Secrets leak.
Transparency International has released a new report on how Canada is being marketed abroad as a secret jurisdiction that criminals and tax avoiders can use.
To finish this week’s reading tips in connection to the conflict in Ukraine. As I mentioned in a previous roundup; The US Department of Treasury has launched the new initiative, Taskforce KleptoCapture. They have extended the task force with a repossession function and an awards program, the “Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program”.