Posted by Diana Labori - email@example.com 05/24/2021
MALTA CREATING NEW UNIT TO TACKLE COMPLEX, INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CRIMES, FREEZE ASSETS: MINISTRY
- After two days of learning and a crash course to set the foundation for learning ACFCS’ “Cryptocurrencies and Cryptocrime Workshop,” is in the books. The dynamic, interactive event done in partnership with blockchain analytics heavyweight Chainalysis was crafted to take some of the mystery and fear out of the notoriously volatile virtual value sector, bolster compliance and innovate on investigations.
- Day two covered a broad ambit of tips, tactics and techniques to better tie the seemingly random strings of letters and numbers on a transparent, immutable yet enigmatic blockchain back to individuals, businesses and entities engaged in fraud, money laundering and organized crime.
- Day one included practical takeaways and relevant insight from former and current federal investigators, bank and crypto exchange compliance leaders, regulatory and watchdog bodies and more from around the world, including the United States, India, Canada, Europe, Latin America and other regions, including the growing need for stronger public-private partnerships locally and globally.
- As well, even as the virtual value space gains more legitimacy and mainstream acceptance, risks abound. With the value of Bitcoin and other crypto coins reaching record heights – Bitcoin itself in recent months has flirted with $60,000 and a $1 trillion market cap – more individuals and companies are jumping aboard the hype train. But so are criminals, scammers and fraudsters.
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"The CFCS tests the skills necessary to fight financial crime. It's comprehensive. Passing it should be considered a mark of high achievement, distinguishing qualified experts in this growing specialty area."
KENNETH E. BARDEN
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"The exam tests one's ability to apply concepts in practical scenarios. Passing it can be a great asset for professionals in the converging disciplines of financial crime."
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"This certification comes at a very ripe time. Professionals can no longer get away with having siloed knowledge. Compliance is all-encompassing and enterprise-driven."
KATYA HIROSE CFCS, CAMS, CFE, CSAR Director, Global Risk & Investigation Practice FTI Consulting, Los Angeles