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Mexico has a mature AML/CFT regime, with a correspondingly well-developed legal and
institutional framework. There has been a significant improvement in some areas of the
country's AML/CFT regime compared to that which existed when the country was last
assessed in 2008. It is nonetheless confronted with a significant risk of money laundering (ML)
stemming principally from activities most often associated with organized crime, such as drug
trafficking, extortion, corruption and tax evasion.