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News
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Judge OKs historic corruption penalty, Hong Kong AML penalty, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 20, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a U.S. j...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK bank supervision ‘inconsistent,’ while corruption is under-enforced: report »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 20, 2017 Financial institutions in the United Kingdom...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds highlight AML consultant's role as coach for criminals in stock fraud »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 20, 2017 The U.S. government’s highlighting of a finan...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOJ captures Russian cybermind behind botnets, ransomware and spam attacks on banks »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 13, 2017 U.S. authorities Mon...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Financial CrimeCast – The financial crime challenges facing the MSB sector »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 13, 2017 Featuring David Landsman, Executive...

Press Releases
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS bolsters team with international banking and financial crime prevention expertise »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Renowned AML, risk management advisor Kem Warner joins as Caribbean representative for Eng...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS & BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FORGE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT NEW FINANCIAL CRIMES PROGRAM »
Alliance will foster students’ readiness for CFCS certification and careers in financial crime detection & prevention...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS welcomes global compliance, AML experts Ron King and Barry Koch as Advisory Board Co-chairs »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Renowned thought leaders will play integral role as organization moves forward, building b...
Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Innoxcell partnering with ACFCS to offer member discount on December New York conference »
For Immediate Release bmonroe@acfcs.org  October 6, 2016 Innoxcell – a leading events a...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS and Seneca College forge strategic education partnership »
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: ACFCS -- Cindy Parks - 913-526-6912 cindy@...

CFCS Member Spotlight
Sunday, February 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Innovate or vegetate,’ to survive, thrive in rapidly evolving world of financial crime compliance »
Ravon Taylor III co-founded Taylor Griffin & Associates AML Solutions in September 2015 and serves at the capacity of...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Determination, passion push Bahamas compliance professional Fareda Sands to turn program challenges »
Fareda D. Sands, TEP, FICA, CAMS, CFCS Associate Director UBS (Bahamas) Ltd. and Executive Vice President of the Baha...
Thursday, November 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Garry Clement shares 30-plus years of undercover operations and investigative experience »
Garry W.G. Clement, CFCS, CFE, CAMS President & CEO Clement Advisory Group Garry Clement started White-Collar...
Sunday, September 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senior Investigator Andres Betancourt protects client wealth by preventing financial crime »
The ACFCS member spotlight is a new feature that profiles an outstanding professional in the diverse field of financial cr...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nicole Saqui, litigation attorney on behalf of financial crime victims »
The ACFCS member spotlight is a new feature that profiles an outstanding professional in the diverse field of financial cr...

Asset Recovery
Friday, June 22, 2012
February 2010 – Interactive Quick Tip | A Closer Look at Tax Forms | Results »
Although investigators have access to the information in an income tax return, many don’t know how each section can be use...
Friday, August 20, 2010
AN EXPERT’S TAKE ON RECOVERING ASSETS FROM OFFSHORE BANKS »
Recovering assets from offshore banks can be a daunting task for asset recovery *  professionals. But it doesn’t ha...
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Advice on Asset Forfeiture from One of the Best »
Asset forfeiture * is the most powerful weapon law enforcement wields against criminal organizations. It involves gathe...
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Sniff Out Links Between Family Members to Uncover Hidden Assets »
One of the primary third-party targets for asset recovery * is a fraudster’s family. This week, an ex-IRS agent shares...
Monday, August 2, 2010
Outliers are In-Play for Forensic Asset Recovery Pros »
Today, the location and recovery of assets is a labor intensive and complex process that often results in only a fraction...

Compliance
Friday, November 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cybercrime and Cyber Intelligence: The Sword and Shield for Financial Crime Professionals »
In recent years, the spectacular rise of cybercrime threats has made “cyber” an integral part of the work of almost all fi...
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Face-lifting the Culture of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: shift archaic dynamics to improve resu »
Submitted by ACFCS member Ravon Taylor III partner at Taylor Griffin & Associates AML Solutions http://ww...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
FinCEN expands GTO powers to real estate sectors in Manhattan and Miami »
The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is expanding its use of a powerful tool to snare more information on...
Thursday, December 24, 2015
OCC: Wells Fargo must bolster AML risk assessment, CDD processes tied to wholesale banking group »
The US Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has issued a lengthy and prescriptive “consent cease and...
Thursday, December 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada’s FIU sees surge in suspicious filings tied to China, analysts say Russia launders billions.. »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Canada’s FIU sees a surge in suspicious bank transaction filings tied to China, analy...

Corruption
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Authorities indict dozens in massive prison corruption, laundering scheme »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, authorities indict dozens in massive prison corruption, laundering scheme linked to i...
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Massive Petrobras scandal drops Brazil in international corruption rankings »
A sprawling, multi-billion dollar graft scandal in Brazil cemented it as one worst performers in a just-released annual gl...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
FinCEN expands GTO powers to real estate sectors in Manhattan, Miami to capture secretive beneficial »
The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is expanding its use of a powerful tool to snare more information on...
Friday, July 18, 2014
US presses criminals to turn in their bankers, Citigroup reaches $7 billion mortgage settlement »
This week’s crime wave covers US prosecutors’ efforts to convince criminal suspects to turn over information on the financ...
Friday, August 9, 2013
Cyberrisk in banking – key industry threats and responses ahead »
The rise of the “information society” has provided a wealth of opportunities for organizations to enhance services to cust...

Enforcement
Thursday, January 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACTRESS ASSOCIATE OF “EL CHAPO” COMES UNDER SCRUTINY »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, authorities indict dozens in massive prison corruption, laundering scheme linked to i...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Penalty roundup: Deutsche Bank pays $258 million to settle sanctions violations »
Enforcement actions for sanctions violations have been coming thick and fast in recent days. This week saw OFAC take actio...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
As US pursues tougher cybercrime enforcement, RICO returns to disarm cyber-mafias »
The traditional image of a mob boss at the head of the table directing his cronies is rapidly being replaced with its digi...
Friday, February 14, 2014
MLATs are powerful weapons in financial crime combat, even for private sector »
In the global effort against financial crime in all of its manifestations, there is a powerful tool that can provide subst...
Sunday, May 6, 2012
FinCEN takes first step to forcing institutions to unmask ‘beneficial owners’ »
The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on February 29 took one of the most significant steps any financial regulatory...

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