Corpus ID: 36625290

Laundering Money Online: a review of cybercriminals methods

  title={Laundering Money Online: a review of cybercriminals methods},
  author={J. Richet},
  • J. Richet
  • Published 2013
  • Business, Computer Science
  • ArXiv
Money laundering is a critical step in the cyber crime process which is experiencing some changes as hackers and their criminal colleagues continually alter and optimize payment mechanisms. Conducting quantitative research on underground laundering activity poses an inherent challenge: Bad guys and their banks do not share information on criminal pursuits. However, by analyzing forums, we have identified two growth areas in money laundering: online gaming and micro laundering.