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Wildlife trafficking red flags checklist

Environmental crimes, including wildlife trafficking, continue to increase among money launderers and terrorist organizations. Illegal wildlife trafficking involves the illegal trade, smuggling, poaching, capture, or collection of endangered species, protected wildlife, derivatives, or products thereof. Wildlife trafficking fuels corruption and threatens biodiversity and can have a significant negative impact on public health and the economy. Understanding the following red flags can help your financial institution detect this type of crime during AML investigations.

Download this checklist to learn:

  • Red flag indicators
  • Transactional monitoring
  • Higher risk customers that require enhanced due diligence