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The Symbiosis: Terror, Organized Crime and Fraud

Why do al-Shabaab and other terrorist groups—foreign and domestic—increasingly look to crime to finance their activities? It was a brutal and cold-blooded terrorist attack on an upscale shopping mall. The massacre of innocents was horrific. After four days of carnage, more...

September 16, 2014

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De-Risking: Does one bad apple spoil the bunch?

The increasing sophistication of money laundering and electronic banking fraud has led regulatory authorities worldwide to heighten their focus on Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) risk. High on the regulators’ examination priority is evidence that an...

August 28, 2014

Featured Interview

  • Michael R. McDonald, CAMS: Be Imaginative

    Michael R. McDonald is a 27-year veteran of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division. He retired in 1998 and formed a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in international...

    August 28 2014

Member Spotlight

Chapter Updates

CenTex Chapter Supports the Center for Childhood Protection

For 25 years, the Center for Child Protection, a nationally accredited children’s advocacy center, has been the first stop for children entering the justice system because of suspected sexual abuse, for serious physical abuse and for children who have witnessed a violent...

September 5, 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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