To sell the assets of a company (or other entity) in order to pay off debts, commonly involving the winding up of the entity.
To close a market position, for example by selling an asset for cash.
To turn any other asset - including the proceeds of crime - into cash.
Frauds made easier by technology
- "The frauds in Romania and the UK were both... made easier by technology (electronic payments can be liquidated more quickly and easily than cheques)."
- The Treasurer magazine, March 2017, p39 - Lesley Meall, freelance journalist specialising in technology and finance.