Data drives financial crime fighting

It's becoming tougher to catch financial crooks. Want evidence? Fictitious trading in stocks and futures reportedly doubled in the first half of 2009. For some financial crime fighters, the solution is to find and register overseas companies that lack a "brick and mortar" presence – so says Jamal El-Hindi, associate director for regulatory policy and programs at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Treasury.

Click here to read more about El-Hindi's assessment of fighting financial crime.

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