The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a report that aims to raise awareness about the opioid trade, including the use of precursor chemicals, and the related global financial flows.

Money Laundering from Fentanyl and Synthetic Opioids looks at the way proceeds are laundered from synthetic opioids trafficking and how organised crime groups use a range of methods including trade-based money laundering (TBML), bulk cash smuggling, cash couriers, and virtual assets, as well as shell companies and the services of professional money launderers.

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