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Financial Crime Wave
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Switzerland to end free ride for freeports, the US uses bank filings to pound ISIS, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Switzerland to end the free ride for freeports, the US mines bank filings to bomb Isl...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Banks fear personal liability will scare off compliance pros, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, banks fear personal liability will scare off compliance crime fighters, hacktivist gr...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
US takes fight to bank hackers, Germany found to be not terribly transparent, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the US takes the fight to bank hackers at the heart of a massive fraud scheme, German...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
US and UK test cyber resilience, the ‘human factor’ frustrates cyber defense efforts, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the US and UK test cyber financial resilience, the 'human factor' continues to frustr...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
A Chinese metals exchange is accused of being a billion dollar Ponzi scheme, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a Chinese metals exchange is accused of being a billion dollar Ponzi scheme, experts...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
HSBC loses key piece of AML team, the US Supreme Court allows laundering suit and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, HSBC loses key AML official, the US Supreme Court allows massive laundering suit agai...
Friday, October 9, 2015
China finally to help the US go after hackers, the average cost of a cyberattack rises, and more »
In this week’s financial crime wave, China goes after domestic hackers under US pressure, Honduras’ top prosecutor is forc...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
The US and China pledge to better share, care and snare on going after financial crimes, and more »
Financial Crime Wave – In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, The US and China pledge to better share, care and snare on goi...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
A Tampa car dealer pleads guilty to aiding drug dealers, identity thieves, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a Tampa car dealer faces 20 years in prison for creating fake identities to help drug...
Friday, September 11, 2015
The US Justice Department shifts focus to executives, not just companies, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, federal prosecutors raised the stakes for white collar crime failures, vowing to focu...
Thursday, September 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
China nudges Macau to bolster AML controls, a defense attorney finds himself on the defensive, more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, China pushes AML sharing with casino-happy Macau, China and Russia mine data in the w...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Caesars Palace to pay AML penalty, Deutsche Bank laundering investigation, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, Caesars Palace is hit with a $20 million penalty by FinCEN for AML failings, Deutsche...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Illicit Russian cheese-making ring crumbles, dubious funds fuel London real estate, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Russian authorities encircle contraband cheese ring, BNY Mellon pays corruption penal...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
FinCEN issues border-focused GTO, US-Russian sanctions jeopardize Shell-Gazprom alliance »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, FinCEN issues a GTO for armored car companies close to the border, Shell and Gazprom’...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
The killing of a protected lion comes with compliance concerns, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the killing of a protected lion comes with compliance concerns, an expert highlights...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Basel proposes new AML guide, Iran gets ready for sanction relief, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the Basel Committee proposed a new guide to aid financial institutions with anti-mone...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Romanian Prime Minister indicted in corruption, Panama seeks to protect non-financial entities, more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, prosecutors indict the Romanian Prime Minister as part of a broad corruption probe, P...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
London a center for money laundering, FIFA bid monitor banned for seven years, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a financial crime expert says London is a money laundering hub for the drug trade, th...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Swiss probe examines FIFA development grants, FBI says cybercriminals raking in millions, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Swiss authorities are examining development grants made by FIFA as part of the corrup...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
South Florida police task force launders millions, Italy to indict Bank of China, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a South Florida police task force that was supposed to take on drug cartels actually...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
300 billion laundered through US each year, Swiss prosecutor identifies FIFA suspicious transactions »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a new report by the US Treasury reveals $300 billion are laundered through the US eac...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Australian watchdog warns of real estate money laundering methods, and more »
In this week’s financial crime wave,  the Australian money laundering watchdog warns of real estate vulnerabilities,...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Banks fined for Forex rate-rigging, Swiss watchdog highlights Bitcoin money laundering risks, more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, six banks are fined for rigging the forex rate, Switzerland’s financial watchdog warn...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Indian authorities crack down on stock market, Swiss bank reaches voluntary disclosure deal, more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the capital markets watchdog in India cracks down on financial crime in the stoc...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
US seeks to augment BSA/AML requirements on hedge funds, Venezuela’s economy is crippled, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the US is seeking to augment BSA/AML control requirements on investment advisers and...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
US ready for first cybercriminal sanctions, Chinese corruption crackdown, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, the US is preparing first round of sanctions on cybercriminals, corruption crackdown...
Friday, April 24, 2015
FinCEN takes aim at TBML in Miami, 6 US citizens arrested, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, a new Geographic Targeting Order takes aim at trade-based money laundering in Miami,...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Kenya shuts down several money transfer firms, India combats illicit flows, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Kenya shuts down several money transfer firms, Chinese former oil executives den...
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Iran sanction talks reach an impasse, rogue DEA agent tried to steal bitcoin, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the diplomatic negotiations in Switzerland between Iran and six world powers have not...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Putin urges Russian business leaders to bring back money from abroad, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, President Vladimir Putin urges Russian business leaders to bring back money held abro...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
US Treasury urged to allow banks to share SARs with overseas branches, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a trade group suggests the US allow banks to share SARs with overseas branches to avo...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Venezuela receives new US sanctions, India offers a grace period for tax evaders, and more »
In this week's Financial Crime Wave, the Venezuelan president reacts to new sanctions from the United States on several to...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
British properties are at high risk for money laundering, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, a Transparency International report links London properties to foreign companies inco...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Bribery probe uncovers terrorism links in Australia, and more »
In this week’s financial crime wave, an Australian construction company probed for bribery allegations is found to have li...
Thursday, February 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brazil’s watchdog looks for links between HSBC and Petrobras scandals, and more »
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Brazil’s watchdog looks for links between HSBC undeclared accounts and Petrobras brib...

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