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  Event: Verafin Tour

BSA/AML Compliance Session

March 09 at 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EST

The landscape of BSA/AML compliance is changing. 2020 saw renewed calls to modernize the BSA/AML regime, and the AML Act of 2020 may usher in the most significant changes since...

  Blog

Crime Trends & Technology: Reflections & Perspectives for 2021

December 16, 2020 by Verafin

In a recent year-end presentation, we explored the unrelenting challenges of 2020, the trends and technology developments throughout the year, and offered an overview of how recent industry threats...

  Feature Sheet

COVID-19-Related Unemployment Benefit Fraud Detection

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic downturn and compelled millions of Americans to file for unemployment benefits. With claims systems strained by historic and accelerated volumes of applications, criminals...

  Blog

Money Mules Moving Illicit Proceeds from COVID-19-Related Crimes

June 11, 2020 by Verafin

“In the past, money mules have been viewed as low-level offenders, transferring small amounts of cash. However, organised, sophisticated money mule schemes have evolved as a [professional money launderer]...

  Blog

“Tell Me About Yourself.” Employment Scammers Targeting PII

February 27, 2020 by Verafin

“While hiring scams have been around for many years, cyber criminals’ emerging use of spoofed websites to harvest [personally identifiable information] (PII) and steal money shows an increased level...

  Blog

Heartbreaking: Romance Scams on the Rise

February 14, 2020 by Verafin

  “In 2018, confidence/romance fraud was the seventh most commonly reported scam to the [Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3)] based on the number of complaints received, and the second...

  Archived Webinar

ACAMS Webinar: Leveraging Big Data and Collaborative Investigations for Effective Fraud Prevention

Originally Presented: May 2, 2019

“This is by far the most useful webinar I have attended through ACAMS! Excellent presentation. I appreciate the use of current/modern day true crime cases to illustrate the point.” In...

  Archived Webinar

Incoming Wire Fraud: Uncovering Money Mules with FRAMLx

Originally Presented: May 31, 2018

Fraud scams, such as Business Email Compromise, Work-from-home, and Romance scams are rarely isolated events. As fraud has become more sophisticated, large criminal organizations use layers of schemes to hide...

  Feature Sheet

BSA/AML Compliance & Management

Financial institutions are facing rising compliance costs, increased regulatory scrutiny, and money laundering risks from sophisticated criminal organizations engaging in illicit activities such as human trafficking, drug trafficking and terrorist...