Do you find traditional investigative techniques intimidating? Does courtroom language make your head spin?
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1. You are offered a 15% discount on shoes if you purchase a particular brand.
2. A Tupperware store offers your TV channel $100 000 to promote their products.
3. A basketball team offers $500 000 to a TV station in return for positive coverage.
4. A shareholder offers a banker $750 000 in return for preferential interest rates and higher dividends.
Which of these do you think would qualify as bribery?
Continue reading Financial Crime III: Bribery
Anyone else binge-watching Suits? Admittedly, I have a weakness for attractive, well-dressed men, but this show is also proving to be a great source of inspiration for my Financial Crime series. Continue reading Financial Crime II: Insider Trading
Anyone who works in Finance is all too familiar with increasing regulations. These are put in place in order to prevent illegal activity, though financial crime continues to be a huge problem throughout the world. Continue reading Financial Crime Series I: Money Laundering
When guns are involved in fiction, someone will probably end up injured (or worse). The severity of gunshot wounds depends on a variety of factors – read on for a brief overview that will help you portray them more accurately in your story. Continue reading Writer Research: Gunshot Wounds