Bitcoin / In the Headlines

Bitcoin is once again making front page news. But this time for being used in Money Laundering.

The CEO Charlie Shrem of BitInstanst bitcoin exchange and underground bitcoin exchanger Robert Faielle have been charged with Money Laundering, according to NPR. It is a rare chance for the field of anti money laundering to make headlines, yet it is not a surprise. After months of controversy surrounding the new, and untraceable currency called … Continue reading »


Webinar tomorrow, Jan 16!

Financial Crime and MSBs – Lessons Money Service Businesses Should Learn From Recent US Enforcement Actions Complimentary Webinar Last Chance to Register Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 12:30PM – 1:00PM EST Digital currencies like Bitcoin have now irreversibly changed the financial crime landscape. In this webinar, the federal prosecutor who led high-profile cases related to … Continue reading »

Announcements / General

Webinar: Challenges and Best Practices of PEP & Sanctions Screening – Part 4: Alternative Ways of Implementing the Risk-based Approach

Register here for the FinScan webinar on PEP and Sanctions screening on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST “Many people use a “one-size-fits-all” approach when screening for PEPs, with one set of matching rules and matching against all records on the PEP database. If loose matching rules are used, this … Continue reading »