Episode 4: The Illegal Wildlife Trade: Not Just a Talking Point

Environmental Crime is the 4th largest transnational organized crime in the world. This episode focuses on the illegal wildlife trade (IWT), where the pace of the global response does not match the scale of the threat. Yet, many local authorities embraced the challenge long before it was on the global anti-financial crime agenda.

Host Alexandria Reid is joined by Atuweni Agbermodji, who headed Malawi’s Financial Intelligence Authority and was instrumental in driving change to tackle IWT crime in the country. This week’s ‘In the News’ includes CFCS’s Maria Sofia Reiser and RUSI Associate Fellow David Artingstall.

Suspicious Transaction Report Podcast Series

The Suspicious Transaction Report is the flagship podcast of RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies (CFCS). It offers 'behind-the-scenes' insights and practical advice on how to implement the latest financial crime research and policy developments in the real world – from anti-money laundering and illicit flows to sanctions evasion and cryptocurrency abuse.

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  • ComplyAdvantage and Peters & Peters

    ComplyAdvantage and Peters & Peters

    Season 3 of this podcast series is kindly supported by ComplyAdvantage and Peters & Peters.


Alexandria Reid

Associate Fellow | SHOC Network Member - Researcher

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