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Journal of Financial Crime

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2020: 1.1
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 1.2 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as Journal of Asset Protection and Financial Crime
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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Financial Crime, the leading journal in this field, publishes authoritative, practical and detailed insight in the most serious and topical issues relating to the control and prevention of financial crime and related abuse.

The journal's articles are authored by some of the leading international scholars and practitioners in the fields of law, criminology, economics, criminal justice and compliance. Consequently, articles are perceptive, evidence based and have policy impact.

The journal covers a wide range of current topics including, but not limited to:

  • Tracing through the civil law of the proceeds of fraud
  • Cyber-crime: prevention and detection
  • Intelligence led investigations
  • Whistleblowing and the payment of rewards for information
  • Identity fraud
  • Insider dealing prosecutions
  • Specialised anti-corruption investigations
  • Underground banking systems
  • Asset tracing and forfeiture
  • Securities regulation and enforcement
  • Tax regimes and tax avoidance
  • Deferred prosecution agreements
  • Personal liability of compliance managers and professional advisers

The Journal of Financial Crime is, with the Journal of Money Laundering Control,  the official journal of the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime (

Read the Editorials

A Privilege or a Curse! by Barry Rider
Security, Intelligence and Law Enforcement
by Shima D. Keene
Unexplained Wealth Orders in the Criminal Finances Bill: a suitable measure to tackle unaccountable wealth in the UK? by Dominic Thomas-James
Passing the Buck - yet again!
by Barry Rider

The Journal of Financial Crime is Indexed and Abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete / ABI/INFORM Global / Professional ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest), Banking Information Source (ProQuest), Business Source Alumni Edition / Complete / Complete: Government Edition / Corporate / Corporate (Select Edition) / Corporate Plus / Elite / Premier (EBSCO), Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance, Criminal Justice Abstracts / Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO), Current Abstracts, Lexis Nexis, National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database, OCLC - Electronic Collections Online, Professional ProQuest Central / ProQuest Central, ProQuest Criminal Justice, ProQuest Pharma Collection, ReadCube Discover, Scopus, TOC Premier (EBSCO), Westlaw

Ranked by:

Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC), Australian Research Council ERA journal list, BFI (Denmark), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland).

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