March 22 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Crime Trends & Technology

Industry Hot Topics & Strategies to Fight Financial Crime

You’re invited to a special presentation on March 22 with Verafin industry experts: Brendan Brothers, Anti-Financial Crimes Specialist; and Mauriceo Castanheiro, Director of Fraud Analytics, as they discuss how financial institutions can get a step ahead of the evolving financial crime landscape with insights into regulatory requirements, fraud trends, and mitigation strategies.

Topics covered in this special presentation:

  • Walk-through of a real-life case of Human Trafficking involving illicit proceeds funneled through US financial institutions, and best practices for detection and investigation of this heinous crime.
  • Business Email Compromise (BEC) and how cybercriminals target online channels to gain access to customer accounts and perpetrate unauthorized wire transfers.
  • Standardized Collection of UBO Information to identify and verify the identity of the beneficial owners of your legal entity customers who open new accounts.
  • AML Collaborative Investigations that can improve the quality of information reported to law enforcement, and make a significant impact on AML investigations.


Brendan Brothers

Co-founder, Verafin

Brendan Brothers is a co-founder of Verafin, a leading provider of cloud-based fraud detection and anti-money laundering software with more than 1500 financial institution customers across North America.

Brendan is a computer engineer with specialized knowledge and deep expertise in advanced analytics.

He is widely recognized as an anti-financial crime subject matter expert and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and events. Brendan is also the principal presenter for Verafin’s thought leadership webinar series on emerging industry topics in the area of anti-money laundering and fraud detection.

Mauriceo Castanheiro

Director, Fraud Analytics

Mauriceo has over 15 years experience in fighting fraud. In his previous role at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of Canada’s largest banks and one of the largest banks in the world based on market capitalization with operations in 41 countries, Mauriceo held key positions within Fraud Management including Operations, Analytics and National Office Strategy.  He represented RBC on the Interac Risk Management Group which is Canada’s national debit card network.  He was responsible for various portfolios at RBC including debit card and account fraud, loan fraud and insurance fraud.  He led various initiatives that resulted in hundreds of millions in savings within RBC and across the industry.  In his role at Verafin, Mauriceo is responsible for the overall Analytics strategy and assisting in bringing new solutions to market.

Tagged as...

  •   BSA/AML
  •   FRAMLx
  •   Fraud
  •   Human Trafficking
  •   Industry Trends
  •   Money Laundering

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