Predicate Crimes
18th November 2020
The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (Greco) called on Cyprus’ parliament to fully implement its recommendations for a code of conduct for legislators to prevent various forms of corruption, and to address issues such as conflicts of interest and lobbying. In its second compliance report for Cyprus,… Read More
18th November 2020
A former Harvard fencing coach and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested on Monday, on accusations that the coach accepted $1.5m in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as fencers. Peter Brand, 67, who was fired by Harvard last year,… Read More
18th November 2020
The Australian man accused of running the local arm of an alleged cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that torched $US2.5 billion ($3.4 billion) of investment worldwide has been charged with offences that carry jail terms of up to ten years. John Louis Anthony Bigatton, first reported in early 2019 by The Age and The Sydney… Read More
The rapid development of mobile money is creating unprecedented opportunities for poor people in developing countries to more actively participate in the economy. For millions of underserved individuals around the world, a mobile phone represents more than just a tool for communication; it’s a payment terminal in the pocket. Every… Read More
Anti-money laundering author Ehi Eric Esoimeme devles into the issues surrounding pension fraud in Nigeria. Of interest is a revised approach to the processing of death benefits in one of Africa’s most populous states. Will the new measures prove effective, or can more be done?… Read More
Tom Devlin interviews Gary Osen, a high profile attorney and expert on the Anti-Terrorism Act. Read More
George Pearmain, lead policy adviser on financial crime for Jersey, on the past successes and future challenges for the island's financial crime prevention regime. Read More
KYC360's Tom Devlin speaks to Dan Tannebaum, Partner of the Financial Crimes Unit and Global Financial Services Sanctions Leader at PwC. Read More
Stephen Platt, Chairman of KYC Technologies, offers an optimistic perspective on the impact of technology on AML compliance. Read More