ISIS Financing Primer Video

This is the first entry for the Financial Crimes blog for this semester, it explores the origins of the Islamic State and analyzes their financing methods. You can access the video right here —> For those interested in ISIS keep checking back here because I will be posting several more entries about the militants. Namely I … Continue reading »

General / In the Headlines

Funnel Accounts & Trade-Based Money Laundering

FinCEN recently released guidance on US currency restrictions in Mexico, specifically tailored to funnel accounts and trade-based money laundering. In 2010, the Mexican Finance Ministry (SHCP) announced new AML regulations that prohibit banks from receiving more than $7,000 USD in cash from a customer during a one month period. The cap also hits its threshold … Continue reading »