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Whoever is involved in making sure that the victim is given back the assets he has been deprived of will quickly discover that criminals are apparently at an advantage. They do not require much effort at all to overcome borders between states and legal systems while the victim only has limited resources for recouping assets. The reason is the fact that the victim has to rely on national law that is hardly designed to overcome the borders to other countries and legal systems with the same speed criminals can move at. That said, if we take a closer look at the statutory regulations forming the linchpins of global asset tracing and recovery, we quickly discover that a lot of different tactics are being pursued to give the victim assistance to make sure that crime is not a profitable business.

This chapter offers an overview about the characteristics of fraud, tactics and legal systems you might face fighting the perpetrator.