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Tax Evasion
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report roundup: EU calls U.S. a ‘secrecy haven,’ GAO highlights commercial owner opacity, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 16, 2017 This week’s Report Roundup has a common theme...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
For US to win beneficial ownership battle, federal laws, congressional support must trump fears »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org February 11, 2016 Driven in part by growing media attention on the dubious...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Five Ways to Find Ultimate Beneficial Ownership: Special report on open source methods »
Originally published by Christian Focacci  here  on October 20, 2015 in the TransparINT blog. Reprinted with...
Thursday, November 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
US now a top three purveyor of financial secrecy, overtaking Singapore, Cayman Islands: TJN report »
The United States, even as it doles out billion dollar penalties against entities for financial crime failures, is now vie...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
US now a top three purveyor of financial secrecy, overtaking Singapore, Cayman Islands: TJN report »
The United States, even as it doles out billion dollar penalties against entities for financial crime failures, is now vie...

Fraud
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stronger focus on board oversight, individual accountability in DOJ fraud section corporate guidance »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org February 23, 2017 Companies trying to prove to federal pro...
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Under pressure from US Congress, Finra to prioritize fraud by ‘recidivist’ brokers »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 12, 2017 The chief self-regulatory body of t...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not if but when: Why community banks and credit unions should invest in fraud protection »
  A common refrain from community banks and credit unions is that since they are not experiencing a fraud attack...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Affiliate whitepaper: The thief on your payroll – Detecting and preventing internal fraud losses »
  A whitepaper by ACFCS Affiliate Member FIS Global  The company, based in Jacksonville, FL., is...
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report roundup: Academic tackles de-risking, card fraud surges in Mexico, and more »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org July 21, 2016 At ACFCS, we know you are busy – ok, make that r...

Money Laundering
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial CrimeCast – A guided tour of top AML challenges, from state regs to new tech and more »
By Brian Kindle bkindle@acfcs.org March 8, 2017 Featuring Robert Marro, Director of A...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Merchant-based money laundering part 2: Prepaid gift card smurfing »
*Special contributor report* Second in a three-part series By Keith Furst Founder of Data Derivatives A...
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FinCEN hits credit union with third-ever AML penalty in reminder of requirements »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 15, 2016 The U.S. Treasury Thursday penalized a now...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
As India drops high value notes to crimp criminals, street level bulk cash to get hit the hardest »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 1, 2016 The sudden demonetizati...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Austrac using machine learning to better uncover interconnected criminal groups, improve AML alerts »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 1, 2016 An Australia...

Sanctions
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chinese telecom faces $1.2 billion sanctions penalty for trading banned tech to Iran, North Korea »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org March 9, 2017 The largest publicly-traded...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Venezuela: Sanctions Imposed Amidst Worsening Conditions »
By Jason Shechter, Risk Management Advisor, SightSpan Inc. info@Sightspan.com  March 2, 2...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resource Round-Up: Five open sources to help with sanctions screening »
     By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.or g September 22, 2016 As...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In their own words: Experts tackle the financial crime, terror risks in Iran as sanctions recede »
  By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org August 17, 2016 More than half a year has passed since the U...
Friday, January 15, 2016
Financial Opportunities, Compliance Risks Duel in New Correspondent Connections to Cuba »
With key US sanctions against Cuba slated to end Friday, financial institutions across the board will be presented with ne...

Cybersecurity
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect Your Organization and Your Clients From Ransomware »
By  Cybint  CEO, Roy Zur  Cyber Security: A Short Guide for Financial Institutions of a Ransomware...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS warns of more fearsome phishing scam making rounds at tax season, with wire fraud twist »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org February 16, 2017 US state and federal agencies are warning...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hackers targeting law firms to trade on unannounced mergers represents new front in cyber war »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org January 5, 2017 The charges against a Macau-based cyber ga...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In ransomware fight, updated system, offline backups critical: Here are 10 things to do in an attack »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org December 1, 2016 Ransomware, previously...
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...

Financial Crime Wave
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Guilty plea in $800 million fraud, EU tackles tax intermediaries, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 22, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a backs...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – Singapore hits banks in 1MBD scandal, US Senate mulls AML laws, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org June 2nd, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wa...
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 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – DOJ FCPA declinations on the rise, AML tech to the rescue, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 13, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave,...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crime Wave – U.S. Supreme court to hear terror lawsuit, Assad’s uncle say uncle, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org April 5, 2017 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the U.S...

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