Quick Guide 5: Illicit enrichment

Andrew Dornbierer, Asset Recovery Specialist, explains what "illicit enrichment" or “unexplained wealth” mean – and how they can open the door to recovering stolen assets. 

  • What is illicit enrichment in a nutshell?
  • What are the benefits for asset recovery?
  • Is it a crime?
  • Why is there some controversy?
  • How is illicit enrichment investigated and prosecuted?
  • Are there any recent case studies?

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Basel Institute on Governance