This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
A ball of hot money rolls around the world. It seeks anonymity and political refuge. It dodges taxes and sidesteps currency controls. It rolls through offshore shell companies and secret bank accounts, phoney charities and fraudulent religious foundations. It is kept rolling by white-collar criminals, gun-runners, drug dealers, insurgent groups, scam artists, tax evaders, gold and gem smugglers, and, not least, secret service agents plotting coups and financing revolutions. R.T. Naylor explains the origins of this pool of hot and homeless money, its origins, its uses and abuses, how the world of high finance, corporate and governmental, became hostage to it, and the price the world is paying and will continue to pay until the hostages are released.This book was one of the first, and remains the most comprehensive, to dissect the world of offshore finance, capital flight, money laundering, and tax evasion. Once a subject of concern principally to tax authorities and finance ministries, since the September 11, 2001 hot and homeless money has now become a central preoccupation for police forces and intelligence services around the world.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"Naylor's book is a damning indictment of the way the world is run." The Toronto Sun "Naylor outlines in convincing ... detail the controversial mechanisms by which international financial relations are conducted." MacLean's Magazine "Naylor's presentation is disturbing reading. For that reason alone it merits the attention of anyone concerned about the current international monetary mess, its potential for destruction - and its heart-rending impact on millions of defenceless people." Telegraph Journal "[An] extraordinary book." Irish News "Naylor spells out a bewildering array of concealment techniques that enabled ex-Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos and deposed Haitian dictator Jean-Claude (Baby Doc) Duvalier to spirit large sums of money out of their countries. And for every hot money haven that comes under pressure, perhaps a dozen more open up." The Toronto Star
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description McClelland and Stewart c1987, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Seller Inventory # G0044400225I5N00
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR005292287
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 23/07/1987, 1987. Condition: Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 2341-9780044400226
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 23/07/1987, 1987. Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Seller Inventory # 9053-9780044400226
Book Description -. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Hot Money and the Politics of Debt This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780044400226
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 23/07/1987, 1987. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780044400226
Book Description Unwin, 1987. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1987. Unwin. Hard cover. Book-VG. DJ-VG. Seller Inventory # 1809578