Judge rules Bitcoin is not money…Does this ruling open Pandora’s Box for Money Launders?

A recently-issued ruling by a South Florida judge that Bitcoin is not money, but equates more to property, has law enforcement puzzled, they feel the legal ramifications of this ruling could make it much more difficult to bring charges against future money laundering...

CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN AFRICA: THE GHANAIAN SITUATION

Cryptocurrency use is still in its infancy. Cryptocurrencies have been in use around the world, especially in the developed world (Africa) ever since they came onto the scene after the end of the global financial crisis in 2009. In Europe, the US and industrialized...

Artificial intelligence: Reducing the AML Compliance Burden

How did we get here? Since 9/11 financial institutions have made enormous investments in their anti-money laundering compliance programmes, but they are still faced with manual processes and complexities in complying with financial crime regulations. “One would be...

Sanction Screening the Intensive Care Patient…Innovation the Cure!

However, minor the task of sanction screening or name filtering sounds it contributes to a significant amount of false positives and is a time consuming task that leaves less time for other AML patients. And in today’s environment of tighter AML regulations,...

How to Use Daily Fantasy Sports to Launder Money…Let the games begin!

Users can now compete against other players to win real money and prove to friends that they know sports better. In a digital world where everything is becoming social winning can be more about pride than money for many. However, there are those that will see Daily...

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