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ACFCS News
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mispricing has cost U.S. more than $3 trillion in lost taxable profits through global trade: report »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 13, 2018 Wildly overpriced or ridiculously underpriced...
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – U.S. INCSR riles named countries, Aussies bolster crypto controls, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 13, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the just...
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN FAQ brings clarity on new beneficial ownership rules, but some ambiguity remains »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 12, 2018 Summary: FinCEN has released new FAQs tie...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Contributor Resource: A template for Enhanced Due Diligence involving Corporate Customers »
By Muhamad Rizwan  Khan Chief Risk Officer, Premier International Exchange, Dubai, UAE April 6, 2018...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – SEC crushes celeb-backed crypto scam, report dings Canuck AML gaps, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 6, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the chief...

Press Releases
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Samford University Offers Master’s Regulatory Compliance-Related Degrees for Lawyers and Non-Lawyers »
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is accepting applications for two online master’s degrees in financial servi...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fincime executive Joseph Yerant joins ACFCS as president; Garry Clement to become Senior Advisor »
  Former ACAMS chief operating officer brings decades of operations, technology experience to further ACFCS miss...
Friday, February 16, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACFCS releases newly updated certification materials and exam, launches comprehensive AML course »
Feb. 16, 2018 - MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ( ACFCS ), a BARBRI Professio...
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...

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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