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Nations ranked by highest risk for financial crimes

Monday, August 21, 2017


An annual report by one of the world’s leading institutions working against financial crimes ranks countries around the world in terms of their money laundering risk levels, providing a sense of where Latin American nations stand when it comes to this important aspect of combating organized crime.

The ranking by the Basel Institute on Governance ranks Paraguay, Haiti and Bolivia as having the highest risk. In Central America, Panama, Nicaragua and Guatemala follow in that order. Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador are the leaest at risk from money laundering.

Source: Insight Crime