How Money Laundering Works

Money laundering is basically just deleting your money’s search history. Of course, one has to first get large amounts of illegally acquired money before thinking about laundering it!

by Delena D. Spann on TED-Ed: Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering:

by BBC Stories: Following criminal cash from the streets of London to the gold markets of Dubai, BBC Panorama and the French media company Premieres Lignes reveal how an international crime gang laundered millions in drug money. You can watch, Following the Drug Money, on iPlayer: