Central Bank Digital Currencies Create Risks, But Could Crush Crime

By Tim Cooper | October 20, 2021
The mainstream financial world faces a brave new dawn as central banks prepare to introduce digital currencies. The move is fraught with risks, but necessary to avoid losing control of economies to unregulated cryptocurrency markets. And it could, ironically, be the best move central banks ever make in fighting financial crime.

FATF Report: New Tech Set to Boost Financial Crime Fighting Efforts

By Tim Cooper | August 30, 2021
Experts have welcomed a Financial Action Task Force report highlighting new technologies that can help fight financial crime. The task force emphasized how advances — such as customer due diligence tools, artificial intelligence and blockchain — can make anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) efforts faster, cheaper, and more effective. There are still barriers to their adoption, but these can be overcome, said the report.

Banks Face Tough Battle Against Crypto Money Launderers

By Tim Cooper | April 22, 2021
Bank bosses can no longer bury their heads in the sand. Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are becoming mainstream and many traditional banking customers are transacting with cryptocurrency exchanges. The institutions must ensure robust anti-money laundering (AML) and counterterrorist financing (CTF) regimes in this area to avoid deep fines and potential jail time for executives.
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Jenni Halleran,  the Head of Financial Crimes Investigations at Silicon Valley Bank, discusses her career path, growing up in a blue collar town, and...

Mark Freedman, CEO / Founder of Rebel Global Security and former Chief of Section in the Counter-Terrorism Bureau at the US State Department...

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