Follow the Money: A Guide to Financial and Money Laundering Investigations

As the world in which we live changes, so do the patterns of criminal activity. International borders are crossed. Currency is moved. Financial records and related documentation contain keys to resolving complex transactions. click here for more related details.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Financial Investigations
2. Financial Investigatory Resources
3. Tax Records
4. Money Laundering
5. International Transportation
6. Money Laundering Stings
7. Section 1957 Money Laundering
8. Wire Transfers
9. Currency Reporting Statutes
10. Mail and Wire Fraud
11. Correspondence Accounts
12. Corporations
13. Common Financial Scams
14. Asset Forfeiture
15. Alternative Remittance System
16. Common Defenses

Follow the Money teaches investigators how to unearth financial crimes, track and seize assets, and build successful cases to take to court.

In Chapter 1 alone, investigators learn of geographical targeting orders, online banks, computer records and the rules of evidence, the bank regulatory system, check processing, offshore financial centers, international business companies, automated teller machines, e-commerce, encryption and electronic money, smart cards, phishing, prepaid value cards, The Bank Secrecy Act, the access device statute, The Right to Financial Privacy Act, identity theft, financial interviews of informants, investigative accounting, investigative methods used in tax cases, and the audit privilege & immunity. Model subpoena language for financial institution records, corporate records, credit card company records, telephone company records, and securities firm records are also included.