In this latest episode of Cash Investigation, we investigate a huge global player in money laundering: the illegal cannabis economy.
In France, the cannabis economy has an estimated annual turnover of one billion euros. Huge sums of revenue must follow winding trails, avoiding tax collectors, to then be “cleaned” and reinvested in the real economy. Elise Lucet and her team investigate the bankers of cannabis revenue who manage this process.
From Paris to Dubai, passing through Belgium and Morocco, Nicolas Vescovaaci follows the dirty money to find out about the professional launderers and shady financial actors who facilitate this process.
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