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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

Chiliz launches Visa debit card

17 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Chiliz, a blockchain fintech provider for sports and creators of the fan voting and rewards app, has launched the Visa debit card.

Railsbank,, Visa, debit card, cards, Chiliz, blockchain, fintech, digital, digital assets, Fan Tokens, partnership, FC Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Atlético de Madrid, AS Roma, Galatasaray, CA Independiente, UFC, payments, EEA, KYC

Grasshopper Bank Selects Alessa for AML compliance

13 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Grasshopper Bank has selected Alessa for anti-money laundering compliance in the Microsoft Azure cloud.

Grasshopper Bank, banks, Alessa, AML, anti-money laundering, Microsoft Azure, cloud, KYC, customer identification program, CIP, transactions, SAR/CTR, FinCEN

Stripe rolls out Bacs direct debit offering in UK

12 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

US-based global payments company Stripe has announced the launch of Bacs direct debit payments to its ecosystem.

Stripe, Bacs direct debit, UK,, Stripe Checkout, merchant payments industry, merchants, Samsara, Yorlet, Chuffed, Freshbooks,

Dubai International Financial Center invests in four startups

11 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Dubai International Financial Center has invested in four startups through its USD 100 million Fintech Fund.

Dubai, Dubai International Financial Center, fintech, startups, FlexxPay, Rise, Now Meny, Sarwa, Fintech Fund, Middle East, Africa, South Asia, financial

Several military-owned Iranian banks to be merged in one

26 May 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that two banks owned by the country's armed forces will be merged into Sepah Bank by the end of May 2020.

Iran, banks, The Central Bank of Iran, CBI, Sepah Bank, Mehr Eghtesad Bank, Hekmat Iranian Bank, Ghavvamin, Ansar, Samen Institute of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, banking, US

IGT unveils cashless gaming solution in Sweden

21 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

International Game Technology (IGT) has announced the launch of its cashless gaming solution IGTPay in Sweden.

IGT, cashless gaming, Sweden, IGTPay, Svenska Spel, Video Lottery Terminals, VLTs, IGT's INTELLIGEN VLT, Quasar VLTs, BankID, Swish, mobile payments

Anti-fraud tech startup Resistant AI secures USD 2.74 mln investment

30 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Czech Republic-based anti-fraud tech startup Resistant AI has secured USD 2.75 mln investment from Index Ventures and Credo Ventures.

Index Ventures, Credo Ventures, Resistant AI, antifraud startup, tech startup, security startup, machine learning tech, AI systems, ecommerce, targeted manipulation, adversarial machine learning, advanced fraud, credit risk scoring, AML, anti money laundering, strategic attack, sensitive data

Okra secures USD 1 mln from TLcom

28 Apr 2020 | Payments General

Nigeria-based fintech venture, Okra, has raised USD 1 million in funding from TLcom Capital, a UK-based VC company focused on Africa.

Okra, TLcom Capital, fintech venture, VC, venture capital, API developer, payment startup, financial institution, pre-seed funding, financial data, banking app, mobile payments startup, PalmPay, Axa Mansard, digital lender, Renmoney

SAMA raises e-wallet top-up limit to 4.800 EUR

26 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has decided to raise the allowed top-up of the monthly ceiling limit for e-wallets up to 4.800 EUR (20.000 SAR). 

SAMA, e-wallet, top-up, SAR, digital payments, COVID-19, PSPs

Al-Ansari Exchange, Pelican to introduce AI-based financial crime compliance solution

17 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Al Ansari Exchange, an UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has teamed up with Pelican to introduce AI-based financial crime compliance solution.

Al-Ansari Exchange, Pelican, AI, financial crime, fraud prevention, online security, UAE, banks, partnership

ePaisa partners with MEP Infrastructure for QR code payment at Indian toll plazas

05 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

ePaisa point of sale has partnered with MEP Infrastructure to enable cashless payments at Mumbai’s busiest toll plazas.

ePaisa QR code, ePaisa, BS Toll, Vashi Toll, Airoli Toll, Dahisar Toll, Mulund Toll, Rajiv Gandhi Worli Sea, mobile payments, India, product launch, QR payments, India, Asia, APAC

Temenos to accelerate digital transformation for ATIB

26 Feb 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB) has selected Switzerland-based banking software provider Temenos to enhance its digital transformation. 

Assaray Trade and Investment Bank, Temenos, Libya, Tripoli, online banking, digital banking, bank, banking system, digital transformation, financial technology, Islamic Bank,

Wirecard, Ansari Exchange to launch multi-currency travel card

10 Apr 2019 | Cards

Wirecard and Al Ansari Exchange have signed an agreement to launch a multi-currency Visa Platinum card solution and accompanying mobile app.

Wirecard, Ansari Exchange, multi-currency travel card, Visa Platinum card, UAE

NICE Actimize chosen by Varo Money for AML protections

09 Apr 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

NICE Actimize has been chosen by all-mobile banking company Varo Money to implement its financial crime strategy for anti-money laundering protections.

NICE Actimize, mobile banking, Varo Money, AML, protection, due diligence, transaction monitoring, SAR, AML detection, fraud, KYC, banks, financial health, money savings, US

Interview with Logitravel Group on travel payments and fraud

01 Mar 2019 | Interviews

We interviewed Pedro Bennasar, Payments and Fraud Manager at Logitravel Group, to learn more about travel payments and fraud & payments challenges for an OTA entering new markets

Pedro Bennasar, payments, fraud, Logitravel Group, interview, travel, merchants, commerce

Samsung Pay now available for Ajman Bank cardholders

22 Jan 2019 | Payments General

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Al Ansari Exchange have partnered to facilitate payments through Samsung Pay for tourism and travel-related services.

Samsung Pay, Ajman Bank, cardholder, mobile payments, UAE, Al Ansari Exchange, bank

First Data now offers PCI P2PE validation without the need for a gateway

15 Jan 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

First Data has announced a new PCI P2PE validation to its portfolio, TransArmor P2PE using Ingenico Group On-Guard solution.

First Data, Ingenico, payment processing, encryption, TransArmor P2PE