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ACFCS News
Monday, July 17, 2017
9th Annual AML/CFT, Anti Fraud and Financial Crimes Conference »
July 10 -11, 2017 | Sandals Grand Antigua Resort and Spa | Dickenson Bay St. John’s, Antigua   ACFCS was...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – OCC warns about AML, cyber risks, global banks tied to North Korea, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org July 14, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, t...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Report: The (Not So Obvious) Top 3 Cost Drivers of AML Compliance »
By Sven Stumbauer Managing Director, AlixPartners July 14, 2017 Originally published here . Republi...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
G20 aftermath: World powers want financial system to be ‘entirely hostile’ to terror, corruption »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org July 14, 2017 In the wake of the G20 summit, key wor...
Monday, July 10, 2017
ACFCS launches Washington, D.C. Chapter »
New chapter brings power and resources of one of the nation's leading financial crime prevention certification and educati...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal jury agrees U.S. prosecutors can forfeit Iranian government-owned tower in New York »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org July 6, 2017 For nine years, the U.S. government has been...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special contributor report: Transforming KYC/AML using artificial intelligence »
By Deepak Amirtha Raj A research analyst for Cenza, specializing in strategy development and business analyti...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Online fraud surges in U.K., global correspondent accounts fall, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org July 6, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, on...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Elder Abuse Awareness Month ends, ACFCS highlights red flags to fight fraud against seniors »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 29, 2017 June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, a desig...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special contributor report: Developing an AML transaction monitoring strategy »
By John Wintrow Jwintrow@g abrielpartners.com June 29, 2017 With more than three deca...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS announces launch of local membership chapters for financial crime prevention professionals »
June 29, 2017 - MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ( ACFCS ), a BARBRI Profession...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – DOJ compliance counsel exits, ransomware attack, rogue AML officers, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 29, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U.S...
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Report: News, news and more (fake) news – Vetting online news sources »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 22, 2017 The issue of “fake news” is getting a lot of...
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In $540 million civil forfeiture tied to 1MDB, insight on fraudsters, lessons for AML officers »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 22, 2017 The U.S. government’s more than half a billi...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Conviction in $600 million healthcare fraud, Bitcoin and pot sector, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 15, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New U.S. bill would revamp AML laws with 'wish list' of transparency, enforcement measures »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 15, 2017 A new bill currently working its way through...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hezbollah, Congolese Timber, and Illegal Fish – Trade-Based Money Laundering in 2017 »
*Special contributor report* By Jason Shechter Risk Management Advisor for SightSpan, Inc....
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In ‘nascent’ intersection of terror and virtual currencies, more public, private cooperation needed »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 8, 2017 To counter terror groups using virtual...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – BNP Paribas pays $11 million on AML, SEC dissed on disgorgement, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 8, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, France’s...
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, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Partners with Fordham Law School »
ACFCS Partners with Fordham Law School to Offer a Financial Crime Course This summer, ACFCS is partnering with Fordh...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Derisking: Wake Up and Smell the Non-Interest Income - How US Banks Can Solve a Global Crisis »
*special contributor report* By Sarah Beth Whetzel BSA/AML subject matter expert at Palmera Banki...
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...
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, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – German bank pressured to divulge Trump ties, WannaCry imitators, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 25, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave...
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...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In wake of global ransomware attack, key resources to resist, respond, recover »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 19, 2017 In the wake of the unprecedented WannaCry ranso...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Regtech rescue, AML officer gets three years, ransomware attack, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 18, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave,...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chinese traders who hacked law firms’ data hit with nearly $9 million judgement in SEC case »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 11, 2017 The chief regulator of the United States s...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – FinCEN pulled into Trump, Russia tango, Malta leak following Panama, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 11, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Se...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Hack attacks, AML alerts vexing bankers, illicit financial flows, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 5, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, bank compli...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former MoneyGram CCO settles widely-watched AML case for $250,000, three-year ban »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 5, 2017 A widely-watched case between the U....
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After upbeat congressional hearing, FinCEN could get help in information sharing, hiring, GTOs »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org May 5, 2017 The U.S. Treasury bureau responsible for adminis...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Ireland fines AIB 2.3 million euros on AML, IMF talks de-risking, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 27, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave,...

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