Laundering goes virtual

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Where there is profit to be had, crime will follow. Unfortunately, online figures increasingly show that the virtual world presents no exception to the rule. The web has provided ambitious entrepreneurs - both legitimate and criminal - with innumerable opportunities for making a quick buck. The most lucrative of these tend to combine entrepreneurship with entertainment. Here the web's potential is all but limitless - and the consequent risks of cyber crime unquantifiable. Some of the web's mo