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A Study in BSA/AML Enforcement Trends: Charging Individuals for Failing to Report Suspicious Activity

On April 23, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a civil money penalty against a president and owner of a money services business (MSB) in part for failing to develop, maintain and implement an effective written anti-money laundering (AML) program in...

July 25, 2014


A Letter from the New FATF President

15 July 2014 Dear Mr. Byrne, Thank you for your letter of July 8, 2014 and your kind words. I am aware of ACAMS and of the work it does in bringing together and increasing the knowledge of the AML community. I do appreciate the importance of broader education on our issues of...

July 17, 2014 2 comments

Featured Interview

Member Spotlight

  • Marie Fulop, M.S., CFE, Fort Myers, FL, USA

    Detective Marie Fulop holds a master’s degree in criminal justice with an emphasis in abnormal psychology/behavioral science. Detective Fulop is currently employed with the Lee County Sheriff’s...

    July 15 2014

Chapter Updates

Bitcoin: The Myths and Truth with Regards to Financial Crime

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, about 50 financial crime professionals gathered in Amsterdam to discuss the anti-money laundering (AML) risks inherent to crypto (virtual) currencies and to listen to three different expert opinions on bitcoins. The seminar was sponsored by ING Bank...

July 25, 2014

Compliance Studio

Nicolas Burbidge and the Canadian Banking Structure

In this segment of Compliance Studio, John J. Byrne, ACAMS executive vice president, sat down with Nicolas Burbidge, senior director of OSFI’s AML and Compliance Division, to discuss AML within the Canadian banking structure and his involvement with the Financial Action Task...

June 16, 2014

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