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ACFCS News
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daily Briefing: ACFCS podcast tackles Libra fincrime conundrums, Latvian bank shuttered, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org August 15, 2019 Quote of the Day: “Tact is the ability t...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scholarship Spotlight: Passion to learn, share trafficking typologies drives Mallory Harrington »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org August 14, 2019 For Texas native Mallory Harrington, she kno...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Crimecast - Libra Is Coming: What it Means for Fincrime Professionals »
Facebook made big waves in the crypto world and beyond this June when it released plans for a new cryptocurrency, Libra. T...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daily Briefing: HSBC to pay $330 million tax fine, new report on crypto laundering, terror, and more »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org August 7, 2019 Quote of the Day: “We may encounter many...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Announces New Focus on Cryptocurrencies for Third Quarter »
Quarterly Focus to Bring New Resources, Collaboration and Training to Help the Community Address fincrime risks in the cry...

Press Releases
Friday, July 19, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS announces recipients of scholarships for professionals in human trafficking prevention »
  'For Immediate Release Contact:Maor Roffe mroffe@acfcs.org Recipients chosen from more than 130 applica...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS Announces New Focus on Human Trafficking for Second Quarter »
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACFCS, and BAE Systems host relevant and timely “Future of Financial Crime” event »
  Professionals converged on MIT campus for half-day session exploring impacts of legalized marijuana, machine...
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...

CFCS Member Spotlight
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: For Joe Ciccolo, a passion to learn, share, leads to growing crypto AML practice »
By Brian Monroe bmonroe@acfcs.org October 12, 2018 For Chicago native Joe Ciccolo, he has a...
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...

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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