Quicksand; the ‘Proceeds-of-Crime-Approach’.
During the last decade, throughout the world a strong urge has been felt to develop new strategies in combating organized crime (and more recently) terrorism. Most democratic countries have developed systems for the disclosure of suspicious financial transactions and have adopted legislation to find, freeze and seize criminal assets. Following the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11th 2001, there is a strong belief that more insight into the relationship between capital flows and terrorist activity is of vital importance in the fight against terrorism and organized crime.
KeywordsOrganize Crime Money Laundering Legal Instrument Criminal Network Judicial Authority
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