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One of the largest money-laundering prosecutions in U.S. history.” – Robert Mueller III, director of the FBI

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Robert Mazur
Robert MazurMonday, April 6th, 2020 at 8:16am
KYC 360 PODCAST WITH BOB MAZUR

I had the privilege of being interviewed by my good friend, KYC 360 Chairman Stephen Platt, concerning a wide range of topics, including:

* How I got my start in law enforcement

* What drew me to become a long-term undercover agent, and
how I was trained

* Some of my experiences working undercover, including the
events that brought me closest to death

* My view about some of the recent bank scandals involving
AML violations

* Some problems rarely addressed in AML compliance
reviews

* Things that could be done differently and more efficiently in
AML

* Some of the recent positive initiatives in AML Compliance

It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to share these issues live with many hundreds of AML professionals around the world. For those that didn't get the opportunity to hear the broadcast live, here's a link to our discussion:

https://www.riskscreen.com/kyc360/podcast/episode-05-robert-mazur-former-us-customs-special-agent-and-author-of-the-infiltrator/
Robert Mazur
Robert MazurSunday, March 22nd, 2020 at 1:32pm
COPING WITH ANY STRESS - INCLUDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

I had the privilege of being interviewed about how I, as a deep-undercover agent, coped with stress. Some of the lessons conveyed to me by agents who faced greater danger then me serve as a great lesson in how to cope with today's problems.

Although I didn't get a chance during this interview to talk about the 9 pillars concerning coping with persuasion and negotiating I was taught in undercover schools, I did get a chance to speak about one of those 9 important elements, "TRAINING YOURSELF TO BE A BETTER YOU". In the new Executive Learning Course I offer to corporate executives at retreats about enhancing their skills, I speak in far greater detail about:

1) CARING ENOUGH ABOUT SUCCESS WITH YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK

2) INTERPRETING VERBAL & NON-VERBAL CUES

3) DEVELOPING A MACRO AND MICRO OPERATIONAL BUSINESS PLAN

4) FINDING ANSWERS WITH SILENCE & ACTIVE LISTENING

5) EARNING TRUST

6) KNOWING THE VALUE OF USING PASSIVE REINFORCEMENTS

7) KNOWING THE VALUE OF USING AN UNWITTING SOURCE

8) KNOWING HOW TO NEUTRALIZE OBSTRUCTIONISTS

9) TRAINING YOURSELF TO NATURALLY BE A BETTER YOU

Please click on the link below to hear a very small piece of the puzzle I now offer to attendees at Executive Retreats about how they can dramatically improve their abilities to negotiate and persuade the people in their lives with whom they most want to connect. This Executive Learning Course includes video examples of core issues and offers role playing that builds teams, knowledge and understanding how to help others to understand why you are the leader you are:

https://operation-freedom-shows.s3.amazonaws.com/MAR22_2020/RobertMazur032220.mp3
Robert Mazur
Robert MazurSunday, February 9th, 2020 at 5:31pm
WHY CORRUPTION IS THE KRYPTONITE THAT UNDERMINES THE WAR ON DRUGS

Please listen to my latest interview about the importance of following the flow of illicit funds to corrupt officials that enable the cartels of the world. In the near future I will write a more detailed article about this horrific problem - explaining in greater detail why money shuts the mouths of otherwise legitimate governments:

https://operation-freedom-shows.s3.amazonaws.com/FEB09_2020/BobMazur020920.mp3
Robert Mazur
Robert MazurMonday, January 20th, 2020 at 8:23am
WHY THE VOICES OF THE ANGOLAN PEOPLE GO UNHEARD

I had the honor of assisting the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently on a very important project they undertook to analyze leaked e-mails, agreements and other documents that relate to two decades of unscrupulous deals that made Isabel dos Santos Africa's wealthiest woman and left oil and diamond rich Angloa one of the poorest countries on Earth. The ICIJ findings relate to a web of more than 400 companies and subsidiaries in 41 countries linked to Isabel dos Santos or her husband, including 94 in secrecy jurisdictions like Malta, Mauritius and Hong Kong. Of course, none of these secret transactions could have occurred without the willing assistance of sophisticated financial advisers and accounting firms. With permission from the ICIJ, I've shared some insights into the very small piece of this puzzle that I analyzed. You can read about it in my article, which also offers links to other related articles, including the lengthy analysis done by the ICIJ:

https://www.riskscreen.com/kyc360/news/the-reality-about-peps-its-a-global-problem/
Robert Mazur
Robert MazurMonday, December 30th, 2019 at 7:17am
CANADA'S ABYSMAL PROSECUTION RATE FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

Canada has become a money laundering mecca for drug cartels and terrorist organizations. Recently released statistics confirm that a very small percentage of those charged in Canada with money laundering are prosecuted for that offense. There is a reason for this, which is simply the inability of Canadian law enforcement to understand the concept of weaponizing their use of their own money laundering statutes. I address this fatal flaw in one of my recently published articles:

https://www.riskscreen.com/kyc360/news/kyc360-exclusive-canadas-abysmal-prosecution-rate-for-money-laundering/