Informal networks and anti-corruption
Understand the role of informal social networks in enabling corruption, and why anti-corruption interventions should focus more on networks than on individuals.
Analysing a suspect’s financial affairs in a corruption case
How to use Source and Application of Funds analysis to inform corruption and money laundering investigations and prosecutions and to generate evidence for use in court.
Strategic anti-corruption guidelines for development agencies
The purpose, focus and value of strategic anti-corruption guidelines for development agencies.
Financial investigations and asset recovery
This quick guide explores the main ideas and trends in financial investigation in the context of financial crime and asset recovery cases.
Offshore structures and beneficial ownership
This quick guide looks at how criminals manipulate and misuse corporate vehicles in offshore jurisdictions to launder money. It focuses on the meaning of "corporate vehicle" and "offshore" and other related concepts such as beneficial ownership. It also gives an example of how a trust, which is one common type of corporate vehicle in the vast "offshore ecosystem", can be used for illicit purposes.
Mobile money and financial crime
Should we be worried about the use of mobile money for financial crimes? In this quick guide, Andrew Dornbierer explains how mobile money could be abused for corruption and money laundering. Drawing on on-the-ground experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, he also outlines how law enforcement officers can take advantage of this widespread payment method to catch corruption and money laundering schemes and prove them in court.