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A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control (2020)
Journal Article
Young, M. A., & Woodiwiss, M. (2021). A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control. Trends in Organized Crime, 24(1), 70-95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-020-09386-8

This is the untold history of how prominent civil servants in the UK tailored US-devised anti-money laundering (AML) policies in ways that suited the needs of Britain’s financial services industry. In the aftermath of these initial compromises in 198... Read More about A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control.

Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies (2019)
Journal Article
Young, M., & Woodiwiss, M. (2019). Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies. European Review of Organised Crime, 5(1), 85-117

The prevailing attitude of international legal institutions is that drug trafficking remains a dominant organised crime, which presents a major security threat to all nations, including the US. While US assumptions and policies on organised crime and... Read More about Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies.