Georgia Man Sentenced in BEC Scheme

A man from Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for laundering over $247,000 that he received from business email compromise schemes, the US Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Georgia announced on Tuesday, June 1.

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The Counter ISIS Finance Group Discusses MSBs

The Counter ISIS Finance Group (CIFG), which was established in 2015 and is one of five working groups of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, convened virtually for its fourteenth meeting on May 17–18.

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AMLC Weighs Disciplinary Action for Improper STRs

The Philippine Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) is weighing disciplinary action against entities who filed incorrect STRs, according to a statement made by the executive director of the regulatory body, Atty. Mel Georgie Racela.

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Getting 6AMLD-Ready

On June 3, 2021, the EU's Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (6AMLD) enters into force for financial institutions and companies, bringing a whole host of compliance-related changes with it.

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