Financial Crime Matters: Dr. James Cockayne and the Fight Against Human Trafficking

By Kieran Beer

In this episode of Financial Crime Matters, Kieran Beer, editor in chief of ACAMS, interviews Dr. James Cockayne, Head of Secretariat of Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST), a U.N. program that rallies financial institutions in the fight against human trafficking. Cockayne discusses how legal businesses sometime facilitate the trafficking of sex slaves, laborers and other vulnerable individuals, the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on anti-trafficking efforts and FAST’s work to ensure victims of human trafficking have access to financial services.

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Topics : Anti-money laundering , Human Trafficking
Source: United Nations
Document Date: November 10, 2020