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Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HSBC settles French tax probe for $352 million as OECD looks at new ways to tackle tax, fincrimes »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 One of the world’s largest banks h...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury picks top DOJ official to head FinCEN, brings nearly 30 years of prosecutorial experience »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 The U.S. Treasury has picked a top...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – NYDFS penalty incoming against Korean bank, Canada crimps graft, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 17, 2017 Compliance Japanese bank k...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – New frontier of AML, lights out for day trader, SocGen graft probe, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a lo...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More private, public data sharing needed to thwart criminals, terror groups: FATF »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 Financial institutions regionally and glo...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
‘Paradise Papers’ leak reveals how the rich, politicos, hide offshore wealth, clashes with AML rules »
Picture courtesy ICIJ By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 9, 2017 A new leak o...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Thanks the CFCS Review Committee for Updated and Improved Certification Exam »
ACFCS has announced the launch of a revised and strengthened examination for the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFC...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Drug fueled Colombian sting, U.K. national risk assessment, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 2, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN hits Texas bank with $2 million penalty on correspondent failings, months after OCC OK »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org November 2, 2017 The U.S. Treasury Wednesday issued...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special contributor report: How we are losing the global fight against money laundering »
By Rob Wainright Executive Director of Europol October 31, 2017 Originally published here ....
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS welcomes PNC Bank's Jon Elvin to Advisory Board »
Oct. 30, 2017, MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ( ACFCS ), a BARBRI professional ass...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Tech Roundup: Key updates on AML, fintech, virtual currencies, blockchain and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 26, 2017 October is more than a month for ghouls,...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS 2017 Conference Part 2: Five innovative ways to address key fincrime compliance challenges »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 26, 2017 Harnessing, validating and scoring data,...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – U.K. banks called graft ‘conduits,’ Nordic regulators push AML, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 25, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, United...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Australian casino gets into hot water on AML, new U.K. AML regime, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 20, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, an Australi...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS establishes McDonald Award to recognize lifetime achievement in combating financial crime »
Annual award created in honor of Mike McDonald, leading AML expert who played key role in law enforcement's response to mo...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Conference 2017: More focus on bank ties to TBML, narcos pushing into virtual worlds, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 20, 2017 The U.S. government will be putting mor...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abaxx and ACFCS join forces to further financial crime prevention education »
  Oct. 16, 2017 -- Great Falls, Va. -- Abaxx Associates, LLC today announced its membership with the Associ...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – EU official resigns, hackers hit, steal from EU banks, China graft, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 12, 2017 In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a t...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (5 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: For Muhammad Rizwan Khan, true compliance a balance of learning, teaching »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 12, 2017 For Muhammad Rizwan Khan, the journey to bec...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: ACFCS offers key analysis, resources to respond, recover »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 11, 2017 It’s appropriate that October is National...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Corrupt PEPs in Haiti, card company predicts, preempts cyber hacks, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 5, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U.S....
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surging False Positives: The Problem of Finding the Needle in a Haystack »
By Deepak Amirtha Raj A research and strategy analyst specializing in compliance analytics through artificia...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEC, Finra get more aggressive against penny stock fraudsters, AML gaps »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 5, 2017 The top U.S. regulators of the securities in...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S., Netherlands levy nearly $1 billion FCPA penalty against Swedish telecommunications company »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 28, 2017 U.S. and Dutch authorities have l...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Compliance penalties soar to $400 billion, SEC creates cyber unit, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 28, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crim...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Artificial Intelligence Technology is the Future of Financial Crime Mitigation »
*ACFCS Exclusive Special Contributor Report* By David McLaughlin, Founder and CEO of QuantaVerse September...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Roundup: New bill to boost cross border AML sharing, OIG chides FinCEN on 314, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 21, 2017 In this ACFCS Compliance Roun...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Merchant-based money laundering Part 3: The medium is the method »
*Special contributor report* Final in a three-part series, exclusively published here on ACFCS  ...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – IRS-CI lays out priorities under new chief, civil asset forfeiture, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 21, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wa...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Banks in EU pay ‘disproportionate’ fines to U.S., FCA warns on BTC, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 15, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a re...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worried about the Equifax breach? Tips for banks, consumers to respond, prevent future frauds »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 15, 2017 While cybersecurity experts are quick to...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In aftermath of historic Equifax breach, cyber risks to banks rise as well as consumers »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org September 14, 2017 In the aftermath of one of the worst data...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regulatory updates, cyber crime among important agenda topics at the ACFCS Conference, October 16-17 »
Early bird rate extended into September September 13, 2017 The Association of Certified Financial Crime Sp...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Report: The Complete Guide to Understanding AML KYC requirements »
By Deepak Amirtha Raj A research analyst for Cenza, specializing in strategy development and business analytic...

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