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Emerging Risks Interview Series: Decentralized Fundraising – From Canada to Russia
In ACFCS’s Emerging Risks series, we sit down with Stephen Sargeant, Founder and Chief Web3 and Airdropd, Inc, to explore the role that decentralized fundraising has played within recent international events, from the Trucker Convoy in Canada to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Stephen provides his expertise on where he feels the decentralized fundraising industry is headed and how financial institutions AND cryptocurrency exchanges can identify their risk exposure to certain fundraising causes.
The ACFCS Emerging Risks series features interviews with thought leaders and change-makers who are tackling the latest challenges and most pressing threats across the financial crime spectrum.
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