The Laundrymen has ratings and 12 reviews. Jeffrey Robinson has written what nearly amounts to a textbook on the transformation of ill-gotten gains. 15 Jul BOOK REVIEW / Cleaning up with the international banks: The laundrymen – Jeffrey Robinson: Simon & Schuster pounds And who are the laundrymen? As Jeffrey Robinson proves in this blistering and up-to-the-minute expose, they are not the gun-toting Mafiosi of cliche; they are.

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Most of it comes from rbinson drugs. Retrieved 25 July The Evening Standard UK. The Sinkabout crime, terrorism and dirty money. Five years later he published another book in this series: Zoran Knezevic rated it really liked it Mar 14, Dec 27, Mark McTague rated it really liked it.

The book reveals how hundreds of billions of robinso dollars are derived mainly from the drug trade, then reinvested throughout the world by otherwise legitimate businessmen, lawyers, accountants and bankers.

Oct 02, Ryan Bacek rated it really liked it. In painting a clear picture of one of the world’s sleaziest industries, Robinson has put money laundering on display.

The recent legalizing of marijuana may prove instructive. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Retrieved 27 July Also clear but more between the laundrgmen is the fact that the criminal money launderers, as well as the drug traffickers, are enabled by industrial and financial segments of the advanced economies that are struggling with this scourge.

Archived from the original on Charged with running a press and public relations office for five generals laundry,en the height of the Vietnam War, he hosted a weekly talk show, scripted and directed several film projects, wrote short stories for national magazines and moonlighted as a disc jockey on local radio.

The trouble is that the soiling agents are deadly and laundrymdn effluence of laundry are truly noisome. The book also deals with the bloodiest of drug trafficking organized ravishly in South America specially Columbia.


Robinson wrote it in but the truth is that history has no age or period. It is written by international bestselling American author, Jeffery Robinson, who famously wrote acclaimed biography of former Saudi Oil Minister, Yamani. Follow the money and you will understand reality. Robinson is clearly visible in details of various scams pulled off by druglords, smugglers, banke Tge drug traffickers to CIA, the book had not spared anyone.

Drug traffickers moving the drugs no longer move the money, and their laundrymen don’t need to know about the drugs. Business Week described it as “[a]n indictment of thw and banks”. While still at school, he wrote for television and radio, including a weekly children’s show, and was on the writing staff of The Mike Douglas Showa nationally televised daily talk show.

Also clear but more between the lines is the fact that the criminal money launderers, as well as the drug traffickers, are enabled by industrial and financial segments of the advanced economies that are str Although this was published twenty years ago init is by no means outdated.

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Metropolitan Police Department, London, England. Eric Thomson rated it really liked it May 25, It agrees with a lot of what I’ve read elsewhere and what I’ve learned about the world in the past 65 years. Want to Read saving…. Retrieved 28 July Even the most sober and upright Wall Street bankers will admit that some of their banking assets derive from laundered money.

Archived from the original on 12 July This article reads ths a press release or a news article or is largely based on routine coverage or sensationalism. Jeffdey New York Times. Jason Richardson rated it liked it Aug 24, Please expand this article with properly sourced content to meet Wikipedia’s quality standardsevent notability guidelineor laundrymej content policy. I have never found accounting or taxes to be fascinating subjects, and this kaundrymen is pretty light on any preaching about the wrongness of hiding money from taxing entities.


Terrific inside stories, but the book gets long. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Until then, the staggering profits will continue to poison our politics and societies. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

The Laundrymen: Money Laundering the World’s Third Largest Business

Published June 1st by Pocket Books first published April 1st Lists with This Book. Laura rated it liked it Nov 26, It is a collection of short accounts of people and organizations that laundered money, how they did it and how they got caught.

That may have been true in or in the areas where it was decriminalized then. He has been described by the British Bankers’ Association as “the world’s leading financial crime author”. Pedro rated it it was ok Jan 02, Fascinating in the initial sections nonetheless.

The Laundrymen: Inside the World’s Third Largest Business by Jeffrey Robinson

Only complaint someone may have is the deluge of information but personally I don’t mind being flooded by facts so four outta five.

The message comes through clearly – crime mostly illegal drugs pays and the amounts are staggering. He continued working in the media during his four-year stint as an officer in the United States Air Force.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. The book is well written, and easy to read.