TRANSNATIONAL CRIME AND MONEY LAUNDERING: THE RELEVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION TREATIES
Palavras-chave: Transnational crime, Money laundering, International Solidarity, International Treaties and Conventions, Criminal Organization.
ResumoThe primary purpose of this scientific paper is analyzing transnational crimes, focusing on money laundering, and the concerns regarding the protection of the States’ wealth. This preoccupation rises the need to reinforce the cooperation between countries through the application of national and international laws regarding these matters (international solidarity), as tackling organized crime responsible for money laundering is a matter of common interest. The paper also explains procedures used in Brazil and in other countries to fight money laundering and presents examples of actions successfully combating international crime. This article follows a qualitative approach method, by using general arguments pertinent to the subject, and a quantitative method, by applying the statistical technique for data collection and its analysis.
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