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CFT is Meant to Counter Terrorists, Not Democratic Opposition

As Global Financial Integrity’s new report, “Financial Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean,” makes clear, the Western Hemisphere faces a number of security challenges and financial crime threats. The same problems that make the region one...

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Informe Revela Que La Corrupción Es El Delito Financiero Más Prevalente En América Latina Y El Caribe, A Pesar De Los Grandes Esfuerzos Para Controlarla

WASHINGTON D.C. – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) presenta un importante análisis, resultado de entrevistas y encuestas con más de 250 expertos en crímenes financieros de América Latina y el Caribe. La investigación revela que los países de...

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In-Depth Analysis Finds Corruption Most Prevalent Financial Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean Despite Efforts to Address It

Global Financial Integrity is pleased to present a comprehensive survey of 250 financial crime experts in Latin America and the Caribbean. The survey shows that countries in the region need to address significant weaknesses in their effort to combat money laundering if corruption, which generates massive illegal proceeds, is to be curtailed.

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Special ACFCS/GFI Webinar Series: Inside the Illicit Gold Trade – Using Financial Tools and Public Policy to Fight Money Laundering

By Brian Monroe, VP – Content Development, Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists This piece was originally published on July 6th, 2020 by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists and is reposted with permission.  When it...

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Remittances and Transparency in Government Reporting

Photo by Alistair MacRobert on Unsplash

By Julia Yansura and Laura Porras Today, June 16th marks the International Day of Family Remittances, dedicated to recognizing the contributions of the international migrants who send over US$550 billion home to developing countries each year. And...

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New GFI Blog Post Reveals Venezuela Lost Over US$33 Billion in Illicit Outflows in 2008

Data Part of a Forthcoming Global Financial Integrity Report on Illicit Outflows from the Developing World

WASHINGTON, DC – A new blog post published today on the website of the Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development sheds light on the economic challenges facing Venezuela under its current leadership.  The post reveals new numbers from an upcoming Global Financial Integrity report on illicit financial flows (IFF) out of the developing world and explains the linkages between IFFs, poverty, censorship and corruption.

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Morgenthau Warns of Threats to National Security from Increasing Ties between Iran and Venezuela

WASHINGTON, DC — The growing presence of Iran in Latin America is a threat to national security and demands greater scrutiny and action by the United States and Venezuelan’s Latin American neighbors was the message delivered by New York Country District Attorney Robert Morgenthau at a lunch briefing today at the Brookings Institution organized by Global Financial Integrity and the American Interest.

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The Link between Iran and Venezuela: A Crisis in the Making?

Remarks by Mr. Robert M. Morgenthau

New York County District Attorney
Event Hosted by Global Financial Integrity
Brookings Institution
Washington, DC

I would like to thank the Brookings Institute for inviting me to speak today.  The issues I will discuss with all of you are the blossoming relationship between what might seem unlikely bedfellows…. the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, whether we have a national security crisis looming on the horizon, and whether our national security and law enforcement communities are sufficiently focused on this threat.

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