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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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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 News Virtual Currency

Crypto Industry agrees messaging standard to comply with FATF “Travel Rules”

Just under a year after the FATF published updated Recommendations incorporating VASPs and virtual assets in June 2019, including requiring VASPs come up with a…

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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

Islamic State – Threat Assessment

The following is a short summary of the finances of the Islamic State (IS), as taken from a detailed Intelligence Briefing available to FCN Premium…

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Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS/Daesh) – Intelligence Briefing by FCN

The following is a summary of the rise and fall of the Islamic State (IS), focussing on their finances, including the substantial reserves they still…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Addressing the Remittance Challenge – By Aamir Hanif

“Addressing the Remittance Challenge – by providing greater access to Banking services through limited purpose accounts.” With the FSB amongst others concerned about access to…

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Posted in Financial Crime

Crypto takes steps towards FATF Recommendations Compliance – by Malcolm Wright

As promised Malcolm Wright provides an update to Financial Crime News on the Crypto Industry’s response to the challenge laid down by FATF to adopt…

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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 FATF Virtual Currency

Virtual Currency is joining the FATF club

Virtual Currencies (VC) have come a long way in the 10 years since Bitcoin first emerged, born out of the financial crises and now a…

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