131 episodes

A series of podcasts which explain to a non-technical audience how "Dark Money" (e.g. money laundering, corruption, bribery, tax evasion) enters the financial system and infects everything it touches.

The Dark Money Files Graham Barrow and Ray Blake

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 118 Ratings

A series of podcasts which explain to a non-technical audience how "Dark Money" (e.g. money laundering, corruption, bribery, tax evasion) enters the financial system and infects everything it touches.

    Are corporate entities the Swiss army knife of financial crime?

    Are corporate entities the Swiss army knife of financial crime?

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode we explore some of the many different ways in which corporate entities can be used to engage in financial crime – although, as far as we are aware, they aren’t much use in removing stones from horse’s hooves.Support the Show.Follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-dark-money-files-ltd/ on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dark_files or see our website at https://www.thedarkmoneyfiles.com/

    • 17 min
    Organised Crime - two's company but three's an OCG

    Organised Crime - two's company but three's an OCG

    Send us a Text Message.We dive into the details of OCGs and how they use corporate networks to launder their ill-gotten gains - and the clues they leave behind.And, rather appropriately, we also introduce the world to our new sponsor: https://riskalert247.com/Support the Show.Follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-dark-money-files-ltd/ on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dark_files or see our website at https://www.thedarkmoneyfiles.com/

    • 20 min
    A proliferation explanation conversation

    A proliferation explanation conversation

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode we turn our attention to the thorny subject of proliferation financing and provide a basic explainer of what it's about and why it's important.The documents referred to in the episode can be accessed via the links below: FATF Guidance on PF risk assessment | https://bit.ly/4a9FKTM UK National Risk Assessment of PF | https://bit.ly/3JP2Lk7 | RUSI paper on PF in banking | https://bit.ly/4b4JpTU | European Commission guidance for EU operators | ht...

    • 18 min
    It’s payback time! – the new UK regime for mandatory scam reimbursement

    It’s payback time! – the new UK regime for mandatory scam reimbursement

    Send us a Text Message.With a forthcoming new requirement which makes it mandatory for UK payment service providers (PSPs) to reimburse the victims of some types of fraud, we look at the rules and how they are likely to play out.Support the Show.Follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-dark-money-files-ltd/ on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dark_files or see our website at https://www.thedarkmoneyfiles.com/

    • 22 min
    The democratisation of crime

    The democratisation of crime

    Send us a Text Message.Taking a slightly different direction from our normal content, we step back and look how the landscape of crime has changed over the years, and how in the process it has become democratised.Support the Show.Follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-dark-money-files-ltd/ on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dark_files or see our website at https://www.thedarkmoneyfiles.com/

    • 15 min
    Bar Wars - Attack of the Clones

    Bar Wars - Attack of the Clones

    Send us a Text Message.Following the news that nearly 800 restaurants in the UK have been cloned over the last few weeks, we thought we’d bring you the story behind the story. Support the Show.Follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-dark-money-files-ltd/ on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dark_files or see our website at https://www.thedarkmoneyfiles.com/

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
118 Ratings

118 Ratings

Ian Churchman ,

Info show

Great show

Minhaj99 ,

Extremely Slow & Dull

Hard listen… very dry banter

johnamber ,

Much too slow

Spent first ten minutes talking about alcohol - that was enough for me

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