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FinCEN and Federal Banking Agencies Encourage Banks to Innovate

December 4, 2018 by Verafin

A joint statement released on Dec. 3, 2018, by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and its regulatory partners — the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,...

  Archived Webinar

Crime Rings: The Intersection of Fraud and Money Laundering

Originally Presented: October 17, 2018

Banks and credit unions are facing significant challenges to prevent financial crimes, such as money laundering and terrorist financing, as criminals become more sophisticated in their efforts to evade detection....

  Archived Webinar

ACAMS Webinar
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Fight Financial Crime: A Panel Discussion

Originally Presented: August 15, 2018

  “Excellent discussion. Great presenters. Top practical experts!” Senior Investigator / Analyst, WA State Attorney General’s Office “Great content and intel from knowledgeable people!” ASM, HSBC “Great information regarding AI...

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Building momentum in the fight against human trafficking

January 9, 2018 by Verafin

Throughout 2017 awareness of human trafficking as a modern human tragedy — orchestrated by criminal organizations on a global scale — continued to grow. Equally important, there was an increased...

  White Paper

The Time is Now to Overhaul the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA): The BSA Should Facilitate the Generation of Actionable Information and Interbank Collaboration

“The goals of the BSA of generating actionable information regarding significant illicit activity that meets the priorities and threshold loss levels that match modern day crime and CT challenges are...

  Archived Webinar

ACAMS Webinar
AML: A New Approach to Fight Complex Money Laundering Schemes

Originally Presented: September 29, 2017

“…getting focus away from regulatory checklist would benefit the banks and lead us back to the purpose of the SAR — it should be to stop crime from continuing!” Zions...

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U.S. Court Case: 60 Funnel Accounts Used by Heroin Trafficking Organization

September 27, 2017 by Denise Hutchings

“Narcotics traffickers will attempt to create elaborate financial networks in an effort to launder illegal drug proceeds.” (James Dorsey, Acting Special Agent in Charge IRS Criminal Investigation, June 2017) Heroin...

  Archived Webinar

Combating Human Trafficking

Originally Presented: April 28, 2020

Financial institutions and investigators can play a critical role in the fight against human trafficking — to follow the money to uncover perpetrators and protect potential victims of this heinous...

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Fraud Risks in Turbulent Times

March 20, 2020 by Verafin

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the world, financial institutions have been encouraged to remain steadfast in their ongoing scrutiny of potentially suspicious behavior and to diligently...

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Deconstructing the Currency Transaction Report

February 18, 2020 by Jim Richards

With FinCEN reporting increases in BSA report filings year over year, it is likely that over 16 million Currency Transaction Reports, or CTRs, were filed in 2019, each one reporting...