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Mobile Payments and Mirror Swaps Print Version

ICAIE New Policy Brief – Mobile Payments and Mirror Swaps: Money Laundering Threats That Are Getting Worse (July 2023)

This ICAIE policy brief will summarize mobile payments (M-payments) evolution...
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Rapidly Transforming Hemispheric Security Threat Environment in Latin America: ICAIE Briefing to SOUTHCOM, 9 June 2023

An honor for ICAIE to brief U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)...
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China Desk: Interview with ICAIE’s John Cassara

China Desk (Federal Newswire) June 2023 Interview with ICAIE's John...
DF Testimony House Homeland Security June 2023

Transnational Criminal Organizations: The Menacing Threat to the U.S. Homeland

Testimony of Douglas FarahPresident, IBI Consultants, LLCBefore theHouse Committee on...
Internationalizing the Fight Against Hubs of Illicit Trade & Criminalized Markets

Internationalizing the Fight against Hubs of Illicit Trade (HIT) and Criminalized Markets

In February 2021, the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center...
ICAIE Statement for the Record for Congressional hearing on “Follow the Money: The CCP’s Business Model Fueling the Fentanyl Crisis”, March 23, 2023, U.S. House Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions, Financial Services Committee.

ICAIE HFSC Statement for the Record – Follow the Money: The CCP’s Business Model Fueling the Fentanyl Crisis

Today, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is arguably one of...
The ICAIE report and recommendations outline the importance of public-private partnerships to counter illicit trade and TBML. ICAIE highlights the importance of leveraging strategic intelligence, network analytics, and pattern-of-life forensics to disrupt the logistics, financial wherewithal, and corruptive influence of criminals and their complicit enablers across borders, trade hubs, illicit economies, free trade zones (FTZs), and vulnerable ports. While the report has a focus on the Americas, it also illuminates the convergence of transnational criminal activities and illicit financial threats across other regions and global supply chains.

The Dark Side of Illicit Economies and TBML: Free Trade Zones, Ports, and Financial Safe Havens

The ICAIE report, "The Dark Side of Illicit Economies and...
This study examines how the government of Argentina has allowed the PRC to take over multiple strategic interests, including the vital lithium trade. China’s ability to create a deeply uneven playing field through corrupt practices and deception, with the complicity of the Argentine national and provincial governments, not only shields PRC companies from fair competition, but also from accountability, environmental oversight and community participation.  Douglas Farah,
IBI Consultants, LLC,
March 2023

New Report: The PRC, Feudal Governors and No Accountability – LITHIUM MINING IN ARGENTINA’S NORTHWEST DISTRICT

This study examines how the government of Argentina has allowed...
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Joint Action Against Illicit Trade That Fuels Conflict and Endangers Human Security Across Borders

David M. Luna Chair, Anti-Illicit Trade Expert Group (AITEG) Business...
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Deputy ED, Josh Potter, Speaks at Abrigo ThinkBIG Conference in TX

Deputy Executive Director, Joshua Potter, spoke at the Abrigo ThinkBIG...