INVESTIGATING BUSINESS-LIKE BEHAVIOUR IN MONEY LAUNDERING NETWORKS IN THE NETHERLANDS

On 16 January, Springer reported on a study which examines the extent to which financial facilitators in the Netherlands exhibit business-like characteristics and the extent to which they organise themselves in money laundering networks.  It further examines the relationship between business-like behaviour and individual money launderers’ position in the social network.  Based on social network analysis, this research shows that financial facilitators in the Netherlands can be linked in extensive money laundering networks. Based on the facilitators’ area of expertise, roughly 2 main types of professional money laundering networks can be discerned.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12117-022-09475-w

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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