Articles with tag: money laundering

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Goldman Sachs to settle on 1MDB money laundering and bribery scandal

22 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Goldman Sachs has agreed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to pay over USD 2 billion for the bank’s role in Malaysia's multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, Bloomberg first reported.

Goldman Sachs, DOJ, Malaysia, money laundering, bribery, corruption, banks, 1MDB

20 arrests in QQAAZZ multi-million money laundering case

16 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

20 individuals suspected of belonging to the QQAAZZ criminal network which attempted to launder tens of millions of euros on behalf of the world’s foremost cybercriminals have been arrested.

cybercriminals, Europol, fraud prevention, bank accounts, money laundering, cryptocurrency, banks, QQAAZZ, tumbling services

Anti-money laundering market to be valued at USD 1.99 bln by 2025

15 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Million Insights has revealed in a report that the global AML market size is projected to reach USD 1.99 billion by 2025, registering CAGR of 13.6% over the forecast period 2019 to 2025.

anti-money laundering, Million Insights, cyber-criminals, Peer-to-Peer, P2P, money transfer, online payment, Customer Due Diligence, CDD, Know Your Customer, KYC, biometrics, behaviour analysis, customer identity management, NICE Actimize, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Accenture, SAS Institute, ACI Worldwide

Central banks set out to regulate stablecoins like Facebook's Libra

13 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Central banks have set out to regulate cross-border stablecoins with a common approach, adding that more rules may later be needed to ensure stability.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, banks, central banks, CBDC, bank capital, anti-money laundering, regulation

Crypto to pose challenges to law enforcement activities, according to DOJ

12 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies pose an emerging challenge to law enforcement activities; the US Attorney General William Barr’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has mentioned in DOJ’s ‘Crypto Enforcement Framework’.

Financial Action Task Force, cryptocurrency, money laundering, digital assets, DOJ, US, virtual assets, blockchains

Banks, governments, and crypto industry divided on cryptocurrency risk, survey reveals

02 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Professionals in the crypto industry believe that governments are behind the curve on the perceived risks, opportunities, and regulation of cryptocurrency, according to a new survey by RUSI and ACAMS.

RUSI, ACAMS, study, YouGov, FATF, cryptocurrency, crypto risk, money laundering, trafficking, banks, transactions, blockchain

Bank of Lithuania calls for a uniform EU-level approach to fight money laundering

01 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Bank of Lithuania has evaluated EU’s proposal for a common supervisory framework (mechanism) and calls for a uniform EU-level approach to fight money laundering.

Bank of Lithuania, KYC, money laundering, compliance, regulation, payments, banking, fraud prevention, entities

Global financial system again under scrutiny: FinCen leaks

29 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Reports on USD 2 trillion worth of suspicious transactions facilitated by major lenders and other financial institutions have been leaked.

FinCen leaks, money laundering, compliance, banks, fines, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, Standard Chartered, HSBC, Barclays, BNY Mellon, Societe Generale, SAR, KYC, account opening, CDD

British data intelligence Ripjar gets EUR 31 million to fight financial crime

25 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ripjar, a UK-based data intelligence company, has raised around EUR 31 million in Series B funding from Long Ridge Equity Partners.

data intelligence, Ripjar, AI, artificial intelligence, criminal threats, money laundering, fraud, funding, data intelligence platform, UK

Westpac Bank to pay record fine over money laundering breaches

25 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Australia’s Westpac Bank has negotiated to pay a record USD 0.9 billion fine for the nation’s biggest breach of money laundering laws, according to BBC.

Westpac Bank, money laundering, financial crime, international transfers, due diligence, Australia

Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

21 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Bedrock Capital leads USD 5.4 mln Series A in anti-money laundering startup First AML

17 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

First AML has raised USD 5.4 million in a Series A funding round led by US-based Bedrock Capital, with support from existing investors Pushpay founder Chris Heaslip and Icehouse Ventures.

First AML, Series A funding round, Bedrock Capital, Pushpay, Icehouse Ventures, AML, anti-money laundering, Customer Due Diligence, identity verification, money laundering risk, Patriot Act, KYC, onboarding experience, biometric identification, remote verification

Paragon Bank to adopt TruNarrative RegTech platform for bounce-back loans initiative

15 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Paragon Bank has selected regtech company, TruNarrative, for business onboarding and automated due diligence technology services.

API, TruNarrative, automated customer onboarding, financial crime prevention, fraud, money laundering detection, ID and biometric verification, multi-bureau eKYC, eKYB, PEPs and Sanctions, anomaly detection, Paragon Bank

Japanese Crypto Exchange accuses Binance of helping launder money

15 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that suffered from a USD 60 million hack in 2018 has been suing Binance for ‘aiding’ the laundering of some of the stolen funds.

Binanace, KYC, money laundering, fraud prevention, Bitcoins, cryptocurrency, US

Neccton, Fraugster team up to fight online gambling fraud

14 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Germany-based payment security company Fraugster has joined forces with data science and AI specialist neccton to create a more secure online gambling experience for operators and players. 

Fraugster, neccton, partnership, online fraud, fraud prevention, payments fraud, anti-money laundering, online gambling, Ai, artificial intelligence, Germany, Europe, payment security

EverCompliant raises USD 35 million, rebrands as EverC

11 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

EverCompliant, a transaction laundering detection and prevention company, has raised USD 35 mln to meet growing demand from banks, credit card companies, payment processors, payment facilitators, online marketplaces, and law enforcement agencies. 

EverCompliant, EverC, transaction laundering, money laundering, ecommerce transactions, funding, fraud prevention, online merchants

EU Commission advised to establish a single rulebook on fighting money laundering and terrorist financing

11 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its response to a European Commission’s call for advice on how to strengthen the EU legal framework on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

anti-money laundering, financing of terrorism, AML, CFT, EBA, EU, financial services, EC, risk management

Treezor, ubble sign a strategic agreement for the next generation European KYC

08 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Treezor has partnered with identity verification company ubble to introduce a KYC solution to its customers, including real-time video. 

Treezor, identity verification, ubble, KYC, real-time video, API, customer identification, compliance, remote identity verification, online account opening, money laundering, identity theft, ANSSI, Europe

Clik, Napier partner to bring anti-money laundering (AML) standards to the Cambodian market

08 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Compliance technology company Napier has announced that their AML technology platform will integrate with new mPOS/SoftPOS payment aggregator and gateway Clik.

Napier, AML, anti-money laundering, mPOS, SoftPOS, Clik, merchants, app, digital payment, retailers, Cambodia, suspicious activity, KYC, Know Your Customer, transaction monitoring, financial crime

TradeCore partners with ComplyAdvantage and TrueLayer

19 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

TradeCore has announced two new partners to its platform. 

TradeCore, ComplyAdvantage, TrueLayer, partnership, innovation, UK, financial, technology, fintech, AML, anti-money laundering, open banking