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The Journal of Financial Crime (JFC) publishes authoritative, practical and detailed insight in the most serious and topical issues relating to the control and prevention of financial crime and related abuse.

ISSN: 1359-0790
eISSN: 1359-0790

Aims and scope

The articles in Journal of Financial Crime (JFC) are authored by some of the leading international scholars and practitioners in the fields of law, criminology, economics, criminal justice and compliance. Consequently, articles are perceptive, evidence-based and have policy impact.

The journal covers a wide range of current topics including, but not limited to:

  • Tracing through the civil law of the proceeds of fraud
  • Cyber-crime: prevention and detection
  • Intelligence-led investigations
  • Whistleblowing and the payment of rewards for information
  • Identity fraud
  • Insider dealing prosecutions
  • Specialised anti-corruption investigations
  • Underground banking systems
  • Asset tracing and forfeiture
  • Securities regulation and enforcement
  • Tax regimes and tax avoidance
  • Deferred prosecution agreements
  • Personal liability of compliance managers and professional advisers

The Journal of Financial Crime is, with the Journal of Money Laundering Control, the official journal of the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime.

The Undeserving Rich: can they be redeemed? An animation exploring policy options for curbing illegal wealth

A short video summary of a study in the Journal of Financial Crime.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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