New analysis published 18 March that claims to expose the financial underbelly of global wildlife crime specifically contemplates the role trade-based money laundering (TBML) and trade-based value exchange plays in the illegal trade in natural resources.

The report by TRAFFIC, a non-governmental organisation working globally on trade in wild animals and plants, provides a thorough examination of the financial data from more than 40 wildlife crime cases from across the globe, including 11 detailed case studies.

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