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ACFCS News
19 hours ago
Happy Holidays from ACFCS »
Dear ACFCS Community,  As we reflect on 2017, ACFCS is immensely grateful for the ongoing interaction with and su...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Report: Can AI Solve Every Problem in Financial Crimes Compliance? »
By Sujata Dasgupta Sujata.dasgupta @ tcs.com December 11, 2017 Financial crimes across the g...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EU publishes list of ‘uncooperative’ tax jurisdictions, expands controversial AML blacklist »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 6, 2017 The European Union this week published it...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assessing Application Fraud Risk – A Growing Threat to Financial Institutions »
By Brian Svoboda Kindle bkindle@acfcs.org December 7, 2017 With the low cost and availability...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – New OFAC terror asset report, FinCEN information sharing ‘exchange,’ and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 6, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U....

Press Releases
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACFCS forms strategic partnership with International Foundation for Protection Officers »
July 25, 2017 - MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ( ACFCS ), a BARBRI Professiona...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Webinar: Human Trafficking – The Real Cost and Financial Sector Response »
MEDIA ALERT   ACFCS hosts Human Trafficking – The Real Cost and Financial Sector Response webinar...
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...

CFCS Member Spotlight
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: Determination, details vital for PNC investigation associate John Waterstram »
For some people, paying attention to the many swirling details of life, or a job or a complex puzzle of data points, under...
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: Passion, teamwork, caring drive Citi threat intelligence analyst Brock Renshaw »
  For Brock Renshaw, life has always been about pushing himself past his limits, going beyond comfort zones to enc...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Member Spotlight: Advice to 'follow the money' leads to 20-year career in AML for Jorge Guerrero »
When it comes to financial crime compliance, a lot can change in 20 years. Just ask Jorge Guerrero, the chief executive of...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACFCS honors the life of Michael McDonald, former IRS agent and financial crime prevention pioneer »
Mike McDonald, widely recognized as a leading AML expert who played a key role in developing innovative law enforcement re...
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...

Asset Recovery
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Too much power, too little oversight in seizing assets? US lawmakers push for reform »
From the highest echelons of the US government down to state legislators, a growing chorus of voices is calling for reform...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Soaring recoveries, mounting suits – the rise of the False Claims Act by the numbers »
Each year, billions are drained from US government coffers by Medicare graft, crooked defense contracting and a wide array...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
With roots in Civil War, the fortified False Claims Act logs big recoveries from today’s fraudsters »
Two years into his term, with the Civil War raging, President Abraham Lincoln was facing a daunting challenge on the home...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Outfoxing the financial criminal means finding what he stole – ten ways to find the hidden loot »
By David Pelligrinelli, President and Lead Investigator of AFX Search. Mr. Pelligrinelli is an ACFCS member and an inves...
Monday, August 20, 2012
Justice Department and ICE crack down on ‘kleptocrats’ and their assets in widening effort »
Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha may not have known he was a kleptocrat, but the US Department of Justice and the Dep...

Compliance
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report Roundup: Survey says compliance has more clout, update on WMD finance, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 25, 2017 In this week’s Report Roundup, gain...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government watchdog chides FinCEN for pushing hiring of attorneys in revamp for investigator slots »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 19, 2017 A United States government watchdog gro...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report roundup: U.S. INCSR highlights, Congress takes on AML, APAC corruption conundrum, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 9, 2017 As financial crime profess...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EU committees approve AML amendments on corporate transparency, access, virtual currencies »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 2, 2017 Two key European Union Parliament comm...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Banks, lobbying groups pushing to trim AML rules, streamline SARs, make FinCEN top regulator »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org February 23, 2017 The oldest banking association in the Un...

Corruption
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In latest corruption index, record year for enforcement still not enough to turn global tide »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 26, 2017 Even as some countries m...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record year for U.S. corruption enforcement is driven by more international cooperation »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 5, 2017 Monetary penalties tied to anti-corruption...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In their own words: Experts analyze trends tied to corporate transparency, corruption »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org August 11, 2016 In this new ACFCS editorial initiative, “In th...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
FINANCIAL PRIVACY, ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING, TAX CRIMES, AND ANTI-CORRUPTION »
This article was originally published in the April 2016 issue of the International Enforcement Law Reporter,   www...
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...

Enforcement
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enforcement Roundup: Securities regulators hit virtual currency ponzis, penny stock scams, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 7, 2017 In our latest ACFCS Enforcement Roundup, we tak...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed hits Deutsche Bank with $41 million AML penalty on lax staffing, monitoring »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 1, 2017 The U.S. regulator with chief oversight of fore...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOJ hits troubled Citi subsidiary with nearly $100 million AML penalty »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 25, 2017 The US Department of Justice hit a subsidiary o...
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.K. creates new enforcement unit focused on AML, OCC chief touts benefits of global cooperation »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 16, 2017 In a move to boost bank oversight and ensure...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN, OCC hit California bank with $7 million AML penalty tied to MSB, correspondent oversight »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 2, 2017 The U.S. Treasury Monday penalized a s...

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