Money laundering is a massive global problem. Billions in illicitly-earned money is laundered every year, often through reputable banking systems.
The transactions are often made to look legitimate, in order to avoid suspicion from law enforcement agencies. Criminals then infuse billions of dollars of black money into the stream of commerce and business, corrupting financial institutions and officials.
How does money laundering work and who are the people behind this illicit activity? Check out this infographic, which explores the business of money laundering and the processes behind it.