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Legislation aimed at combating international drug trafficking and money laundering

Legislation aimed at combating international drug trafficking and money laundering

a staff report

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drugs of abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions.,
    • Drug control -- United States.,
    • Money laundering -- United States.,
    • Drug control -- International cooperation.,
    • Money laundering.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the use of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control.
      SeriesS. prt. ;, 100-67
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Caucus on International Narcotics Control.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3890 .A3 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2148637M
      LC Control Number88601292

      Money laundering in South Africa Louis de Koker; Centre for the Study of Economic Crime; RAU University 1 Introduction 2 The money laundering concept in South African law General money laundering offences Defence and penalties Money laundering and racketeering Reporting of suspicious transactions 3 Money laundering trends and.


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Congress. Senate. Caucus on International Narcotics Control.;]. The legislative intent for the suspicious activities report is to help law enforcement agencies to identify terrorism, money laundering, drug trafficking, and human trafficking. Originally developed to reduce drug trafficking, national and international efforts to reduce money laundering have broadened over the years to address other crimes, and most recently, terrorism.

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First an outline will be given of the general approach taken by supra-national organisations like the United Nations and the European Council. Next the approach taken by international organisations and initiatives on the basis of the supra-national initiatives will be.

As the international drug trafficking and the tremendous amounts of related money entering the bank system were very high, the United Nation, through the United Nations Drug Control Program (UNDCP) made the first move by an international agreement to combat drug trafficking and money laundering.

Due to the enormous profits associated with drug trafficking, the illegal trade is also a way to finance other transnational criminal and terrorist activities.

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The UNODC and IMF Model-Legislation on Money-Laundering and Financing of Terrorism has been reviewed and finalized by an informal group of international civil law experts.

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