Anti-Financial Crime & Financial Crime Compliance
Leadership | Insight | Network

AML, Financial Crime

ANALYSIS: Inside the people smuggling gangs laundering tens of millions every month – and Germany’s role as centre of the complex web extending from China and Middle East to the UK


By Stephen Rae for AMLi

THE DROWNINGS of 27 migrants in the English Channel this week has put focus on the scale of people smuggling through Europe – and the huge volumes of money being generated for organised crime gangs behind the activity

Analysis of gangs behind the people smuggling shows how they source boats directly in China, operate almost without hindrance out of the Middle East into Turkey, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania and Germany and then into France and the UK.

AML Intelligence
Subscribe now to have unlimited access

With our subscription, you will have unlimited access to the AML Intelligence site, updated daily with the latest analysis, opinion, and breaking news across the sector, newsletter delivered twice per week, access to our Global Bank Fines & Penalties database, free access to Boardroom Series and more!