combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism in Bangladesh
Muhammad Ashikur Rahman
Bangladesh has debatably not yet been a secure haven for money launderers, nor a pivot for terrorist financing since there is still absence of tendency that commonly make a rustic attractive to funds launderers. Stable economy and political program, modern banking institutions, lack of effective law to deal prepared crime, lenient sentencing, and a country's location near to a major consuming or generating country couple of matters that lure bad guys and terrorists into a particular country for the purpose of money laundering and financing of terrorism. But this is not to say the land is usually entirely rid of these grave concerns because the presence of several phenomena is still worth pulling attention. This kind of existence and absence of phenomena makes a condition of money washing and auto financing of terrorism prevalent in several forms in Bangladesh like many other countries. Since it is very hard in order to each cent being laundered and on top rated of that Bangladesh is still playing layman function on these kinds of, the total circumstance is possibly getting a whole lot worse than ever before. The objective of this daily news is to demonstrate various forms and means of money laundering and auto financing of terrorism and the projects Bangladesh's govt has considered so far within the issues from a critical point of view.
Bangladesh is bordered by India to the west, the north and the north-east, by Myanmar to the south-east. The surrounding parts recently observe significant surge of terrorism by many fundamentalist and partida groups typically referred to as ULFA of Asham, NSCN of Nagaland, KNU of Myanmar, and a little far Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Recently killed Approach Qaeda's main Osama Trash can Laden in Pakistan makes it easy to figure out the fact that region has become a breeding ground for terrorist organizations. Inside Bangladesh in addition there are few terrorist organizations looking to expand movements but good resistance by government will not let them operate so strongly, at least not yet. The key sources of income of these organizations will be drugs and arms trafficking, human trafficking, charities, business companies etc . In 2010 ten trucks sieged in Bangladesh crammed fully with heavy hands, mortar shells, ammos, missiles which was extensively believed to be a consignment of ULFA in India might be taken as a good example of the legal activities making profits for their operations. Terrorists seek out money for operations to compliment a particular ideology which is different from that of bad guys seeking cash for richness, greed, and power. To control operations they may be to move, repatriate and convert money using financial systems of a region convenient to them. And this is a point wherever they are vulnerable to get captured. However , stopping terrorist funding is practically impossible but disrupting it is attainable whereas dismantling it is a long term project.
Cash Laundering and Financing of Terrorism; Assumptive Framework
Funds laundering might be defined as virtually any act or perhaps attempted action to conceal or cover the id of unlawfully obtained takings so that they apparently have descends from legal resources. In other words money laundering is a process whereby the proceeds of criminal offenses are subjected to a series of ventures in order to conceal the legal origins and provide them seen being legit.
Money laundering is definitely the mechanism utilized to move cash and undercover dress source. It is not necessarily the principal criminality but with very. The exclusion represents an individual who is a professional funds launderer. But nevertheless the detective needs to show that the money laundered is usually from a predicate offence such as drug trafficking to accuse the individual. However , there are categories of activity defined by the international laws and regulations that make up the criminal offence of money laundering. These groups include:
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