Georgi Petrunov – University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria, boul.8th December, Bulgaria




6th International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2020 – Leadership, Innovation, Management and Economics: Integrated Politics of Research – CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, Online/virtual, November 26, 2020, published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-39-4, ISSN 2683-6149, DOI:



The article analyzes the dangerous links between two criminal activities that are widespread in contemporary societies, corruption and money laundering. The spread of both crimes has a serious negative impact on our economies and societies. Moreover, the links between corruption and money laundering contribute to the criminalization of the state itself. The article describes the main characteristics of each criminal activity, focusing on the specific connections between them, and argues for the need of effective integrated counteraction policies.



Corruption, Money laundering, Politically exposed persons.



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