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Environmental Crime and Money Laundering

This 30 minute e-learning course covers  environmental crime and anti-money laundering as a predicate offence defined by FATF and is suitable for all users.

The course explores environmental crime as introduced by the EU 6th AML Directive as a new predicate offence for money laundering purposes, as defined in the FATF Money Laundering and Environmental Crime Report (July 2021).

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There are three core objectives of this course.

  1. Understand what environmental crime is and the different categories that fall under this predicate offence
  2. Gain an appreciation of the size ad scale of environmental crime
  3. Learn about the link between anti-money laundering and environmental crime and the impact this has on our society


  1. What is Environmental Crime?
  2. Size and scale of Environmental Crime
  3. Main types of Environmental Crime
  4. How to distinguish between legal and illegal environmental trades
  5. Environmental impact
  6. Societal Impact
  7. World animal protection case studies
  8. Market overview
  9. FATF predicate offences
  10. FATF case studies and prosecution
  11. AML red flags
  12. FATF Best Practices and Recommendations

Course length

20 minutes + 10 minutes knowledge check


The user will receive a certificate in pdf format upon successful completion of the e-learning course and knowledge check. The knowledge check requires a pass mark of 80% and unlimited attempts.


Each purchase is for a licence for a single user. The user has access to all the ele-arning course material for 6 (six) months via our web based elearning platform.


For volume purchasers, your nominated administrator will be able to download:

A set of detailed reports in Excel format showing course completion data for all of your users; and
Copies of all certificates.

Our courses have been reviewed and approved by over 100 Compliance Officers and deemed appropriate for use by all of their employees. We regularly update the course material as regulations evolve.