Posted in Cybercrime Financial Crime Fraud

VC Based ML in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

Whilst money laundering using virtual currency (VC) is relatively small compared to either cash or trade, it is nevertheless growing. Virtual currency is also the…

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Posted in Cybercrime

Hackers in Sub Saharan Africa by FCN - Premium

The vulnerability of African businesses to cyber crime is greater than in any other  region, because Africa spends the least on protection from cyber attacks….

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Global Threat Assessment – By John Cusack – Publicly Available Now to Read / Download

Global Threat Assessment by John Cusack Despite the limitations presented in estimating criminal activity designed to be hidden, the results in the Global Threat Assessment…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Interview with ANZ’s Guy Boyd

On a recent trip to Australia, Financial Crime News caught up with ANZ’s Guy Boyd, now Chief Compliance Officer, in Melbourne, with responsibility also for…

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Virtual Currency Based Money Laundering – Coming Soon - Premium

Virtual Currency Based Money Laundering – Threat Assessment Coming Soon… You need premium membership to view this post. If you are a premium member then…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Interview with Absa’s Nic Swingler

On a recent visit to South Africa, Financial Crime News was delighted to meet with Nic Swingler Head Financial Crime Compliance at Absa Group Limited,…

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Posted in FATF Virtual Currency

Crypto asks for more effective AML regulation – by Malcolm Wright

In February 2019, FATF issued its proposed recommendations for AML governance of the crypto industry. Under pressure from the international community, the FATF aimed to bring…

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Posted in Financial Crime Money Laundering

Modern Organised Crime turns 100

Whilst the term “organised crime” appears to have emerged in Chicago in 1919, the phenomenon of organised criminal activity far pre-dates this and its manifestations…

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Posted in FATF Financial Crime

Modernising the Fight Against Financial Crime – Part 3 – by John Cusack

Having attended the FATF Consultative Forum on the 6-7th May, 2019, I was invited to present on “the latest trends / priorities in the Public…

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Posted in Antiquities Cybercrime Digital ID

FI Focus – Recent Highlights from Standard Chartered by Trish Sullivan

The Bank announced on 9th April, 2019 resolutions with US and UK authorities regarding its historical sanctions and financial crime controls, which mostly related to…

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