Episode 20: The Evolution of Modern-Day Money Laundering

Host Tom Keatinge, CFS Director, is joined by Geoff White, Investigative Journalist and author of his new book Rinsed.

They discuss cybercrime, money laundering, crypto hacking by North Korea, how criminals collaborate across multiple jurisdictions to evade the law, the recruitment of money-laundering mules, and the evolution (and demise) of dark web marketplaces like Silk Road and Hydra.

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  • Suspicious Transaction Report

    Suspicious Transaction Report

    This podcast explores the financial dimensions of today’s leading transnational security challenges. Host Tom Keatinge and the team from the Centre for Finance and Security at RUSI bring you unique insights on the challenges posed by illicit finance and practical analysis of the policy responses. They interview top thinkers and influential voices who unpack the complex world of money laundering, corruption, sanctions evasion and illicit flows, and explain how this shapes the evolving global security landscape, and what democracies and international institutions must do to stay ahead when it comes to the financial dimensions of the global threat outlook.

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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