If your are suing your adversary over hidden assets, you might be able to use link charts.  You can use the charts in court to show how your adversary has hidden money or other assets. Financial Intelligence Units, local law enforcement, prosecutors, etc. visually analyze data through link charts like the one below from U.S. Treasury’s Office Of Foreign Assets Control.  It analyzed the drug trafficking network of Medellin-based Francisco Antonio Florez Upegui:

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Governmental authorities employ link charts to discover associations or patterns in voluminous data. Depending on the kind of investigation, a governmental authority may use a link chart to analyze: telephone toll records, medical prescriptions, cash deposits, border crossings, etc. Software with link charting features can even be used to help a government search for and forfeit illicit assets.  GoAML/goATR is asset tracking software with this charting ability and it is mentioned at “Asset Forfeiture Goes Global.”

Chart: U.S. Treasury Office Of Foreign Assets Control

(Edited April 27, 2018)

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