Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime: Economic Crime and Civil Remedies

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005 M01 1 - 153 páginas
The pursuit of the financial proceeds of criminal activity has become a central theme of contemporary crime control. Initially conceived to tackle the global trade in illegal drugs, these methods have been more recently employed in the context of terroris

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M. Michelle Gallant, Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, Canada

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