15 Jul BOOK REVIEW / Cleaning up with the international banks: The laundrymen – Jeffrey Robinson: Simon & Schuster pounds The Laundrymen: Inside Money Laundering, the World’s Third-Largest Business. Front Cover. Jeffrey Robinson. Arcade Publishing, Incorporated, Mar 1, As Jeffrey Robinson proves in this blistering and up-to-the-minute expose, they are move the money, and their laundrymen don’t need to know about the drugs .
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The Laundrymen: Money Laundering the World’s Third Largest Business
Although this was published twenty years ago init is by no means outdated. Corrupting everyone and everything it touches, the money gradually seeps into the foundations of the world’s financial institutions, ready to fuel an ever-widening cycle of violence.
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The book also deals with the bloodiest of drug trafficking organized ravishly in South America specially Columbia. Between the two unfairy tales lie many controversial moments when money was washed and business was done peculiarly. Also clear but more between the lines is the fact that the criminal money launderers, as well as the drug traffickers, are enabled the laundrymen jeffrey robinson industrial and financial the laundrymen jeffrey robinson of the advanced economies that are struggling with this scourge.
Dirk rated it it was ok Nov 26, Gone are the days of briefcases stuffed with cash.