Ehi Esoimeme

University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School

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PO Box 427

Cardiff, Wales CF10 3AX

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Wealth Management, Tax Evasion and Money Laundering: The Panama Papers Case Study

Law Digest Issue 11 Autumn 2016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Wealth Management, Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

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A Critical Analysis of the Bank Verification Number Project Introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Bank Verification Number, Identity Theft, Beneficial Owners, Financial Inclusion, Blacklisted Customers, Money Laundering

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A Comparative Study of the Money Laundering Laws/Regulations in Nigeria, the United States and the United Kingdom: Reporting Requirements

Professionals Center for Business Research Volume 2 – June 2015 (06)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Reporting Requirements, Suspicious Transaction Reports, Currency Transaction Reports, Tipping off, Penalties, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Confidentiality of SARs, Financial Institutions, Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions, Money Service Businesses

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A Critical Analysis of the Anti-Money Laundering Measures Adopted by BitGold Inc.

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Virtual Currencies, BitGold

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A Critical Analysis of the Effects of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Digital Currency Named ENaira on Financial Inclusion and AML/CFT Measures

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Central Bank of Nigeria, Central Bank Digital Currency, eNaira, Financial Inclusion, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Fraud

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Balancing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorist Financing Requirements and Financial Inclusion for Migrants: A Case Study of Germany

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
Downloads 271 (156,304)
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Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Financial Inclusion, Migrants

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The Pandora Papers: How Anti-Money Laundering Procedures and Controls Should Have Flagged $300 Million Earlier

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Pandora Papers, Money Laundering, Offshore Structures, Banks, Transaction Monitoring system, Manual-Monitoring Process, Filtering Criteria, Thresholds, Training, Independent Testing

8.

Has the Concept of Plea Bargaining Been Abused in Nigeria's Criminal Justice System?

The Legal Aid Journal Volume 1
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Plea Bargain, Definition of Plea Bargain, History, Nature, Application, Corruption

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The FinCEN Files: How Anti-Money Laundering Procedures Can Identify and Reduce The Money Laundering Risks Facilitated Through The Purchase and Sale of Precious Metals, Precious Stones and Jewels

Financial Regulation International, December 2020/January 2021, Vol. 23 Issue 10, pp. 11 - 17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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FinCEN Files, Money Laundering, Banks, Dealers in Precious Metals, Precious Stones, or Jewels, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

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How Banks Can Detect Money Mules in the Time of COVID-19

Financial Regulation International, June 2020 special issue, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p. 24
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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MONEY MULES, INFORMAL VALUE TRANSFER METHODS, COVID-19, MONEY LAUNDERING, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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The Death Penalty: An Effective Anti-Corruption Mechanism?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
Downloads 184 (225,005)
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Corruption, Death Penalty, Plea Bargaining, Fair Hearing

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A Critical Analysis of the Effect of the Double Criminality Test on Nominated Officers and Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLRO) in the Regulated Sector

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Single criminality, double criminality, money laundering, criminal conduct, criminal property, summary offences, indictable offences, either way offences, reporting, training staffs, Nominated Officer

13.

The Importance of Why Firms Dealing with PEPs Must Adopt a Risk-Based Approach to Their Compliance Programmes

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Risk-Based Approach, PEPs, Customer Due Diligence, Enhanced Due Diligence, Senior Management Approval, Enhanced On Going Monitoring

14.

Ehi’s Predictions for the Anti-Money Laundering Sector in 2021

Sanction Scanner 2020
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Virtual Asset Service Providers, Dealers in Precious Metals, Precious Stones or Jewels, Electronic Verification, Surveillance Monitoring, Corporate Transparency

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A Comparative Study of the Money Laundering Laws/Regulations in Nigeria, the United States and the United Kingdom: Cash Couriers

The PUNCH, VOL 38 NO. 20,733, 20,739 PAGE 25, 29
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Cash Couriers, Physical Cross-Border Transportation of Currency, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing

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Balancing Anti-Money Laundering Measures and Financial Inclusion: The Example of the United Kingdom and Nigeria

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 23 No. 1, pp. 64-76.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Financial Inclusion, Bank Verification Number, Blockchain, Basic Current Account, Three-Tiered KYC, Brexit

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The Nigerian Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2016: A Critical Appraisal

Journal of Money Laundering Control: volume 20, issue 1 - Emerald
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Corruption

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Curbing Employee Fraud and Corruption in Financial Institutions With an Effective Know Your Employee Program

KYC Global Technologies
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 May 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Employee Fraud, Employee Corruption, Know Your Employee

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A Critical Analysis of the Effect of the Double Criminality Test on the Investigation Team and the Prosecution’s Case

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Double Criminality, SARs, Legal Professional Privilege, Bank Secrecy Laws, Foreign Criminal Code, Single Criminality

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A Critical Analysis of the Effects of the Central Bank of Nigeria Foreign Exchange Policy on Financial Inclusion, Anti-Money Laundering Measures and Fundamental Rights

Journal of Money Laundering Control: volume 20, issue 4 - Emerald
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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CBN Forex Policy, Financial Inclusion, Money Laundering, Fundamental Rights

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The Money Laundering Risks and Vulnerabilities Associated with MMM Nigeria

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 21 Issue: 1, pp.112-119
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2018
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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MMM Nigeria, Ponzi Schemes, Money Laundering, Bitcoin, Goldmoney

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Identifying and Reducing the Money Laundering Risks and Vulnerabilities Associated With Virtual Assets: The Case of Nigeria

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Virtual Assets, Virtual Asset Service Providers, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing

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Using the Lie Detector Test to Curb Corruption in the Nigeria Police Force

Journal of Financial Crime - Emerald, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Corruption, Money Laundering, Lie Detector Test, Nigeria Police Force

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LEVERAGING ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO COMBAT ILLICIT TRAFFICKING IN NARCOTIC DRUGS

Sanction Scanner
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering, Financial Intelligence Unit, Bank Secrecy Laws, Suspicious Transaction Reporting, Customer Due Diligence, Record Keeping

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Company Shares, International Wire Transfers, Shell Companies, Trade based Money Laundering, Suisse Secrets, Credit Suisse

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The Financial Action Task Force’s Recent Decision To Retain Pakistan Under Increased Monitoring: Justifiable or Unreasonable?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Pakistan, Financial Action Task Force, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Increased Monitoring, Grey List

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Identifying and Reducing the Money Laundering Risks Posed by Individuals Who Have Been Unknowingly Recruited as Money Mules

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 201-212.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Mules, Informal Value Transfer Methods, Money Laundering, Financial Institutions

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Enhancing Financial Inclusion Using Telecommunications Companies and Anti-Money Laundering Policies: The Case of Nigeria

KYC Global Technologies
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 May 2019 Last Revised: 28 May 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Financial Inclusion, Money Laundering, Telecommunications Companies, Digital Payment Systems

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Using the Risk-Based Approach To Curb Modern Slavery in the Supply Chain: The Anglo American and Marks and Spencer Example

Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 313-322 (2020)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Modern slavery, Supply risk, Due diligence, Training, Monitoring

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The Abacha Case: How Anti-Money Laundering Procedures Should Have Flagged $267M Earlier

KYC Global Technologies, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Customer Due Diligence, Enhanced Due Diligence, Record Keeping, Account Monitoring, Suspicious Activity Reporting

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Institutionalising the War Against Corruption: New Approaches to Assets Tracing and Recovery

Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 27 No. 1, pp. 217-230.
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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CORRUPTION, ASSET TRACING, ASSET RECOVERY

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A Comparative Analysis of the Prepaid Card Laws/Regulations in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, the United States and India

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 21 No. 4, pp. 481-493 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money laundering, Financial inclusion, Prepaid cards, Terrorist financing

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Using Anti-Money Laundering Measures to Curb Pension Fraud in Nigeria

Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 1341-1348 (2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Record keeping, Due diligence, Pension fraud, Pension fund administrators, Suspicious transactions reporting, Know your employee

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A Critical Analysis of the Anti-Corruption Policy of the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 176-187 (2019)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Corruption, Money Laundering, Federal Executive Council, Treasury Single Account, Plea Bargaining

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A Critical Analysis of the Anti-Corruption Policy of the National Judicial Council of Nigeria

Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 21 No. 3, pp. 253-263 (2018)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2021
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Judicial Corruption, Money Laundering, National Judicial Policy, National Judicial Council Of Nigeria

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 256
1.

Money Laundering Through Trade in Diamonds: The Danny Koort and Jeanette Rosen Case Study

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Ehi Esoimeme
University of Wales System - Cardiff Law School
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Money Laundering, Diamond Dealers, Precious metals and stones