Social media giant Facebook cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users in South Africa with its other business without obtaining authorisation from the country’s Information Regulator (IR), the watchdog has ruled.
Graham Barrow is one of the world’s leading commentators and experts on financial crime and a leading advocate for corporate transparency. Ahead of his appearance at FinCrime World Forum later this month, he speaks to GRC World Forums about why this issue is so important
Recent research has described Decentralised Finance (DeFI) as the “next major threat vector for money laundering.” Ben Whitby, ahead of his appearance at the FinCrime World Forum later this month, argues this accusation does not reflect reality.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will seek to support the building of greater efficiency and resilience in anti-money laundering systems through digital transformation, its president has announced.
Singapore is to become the first government in the world to grant citizens access to services online using facial verification and UK-based provider iProov has won the contract. FinCrime Report speaks to the firm’s founder Andrew Bud about the technology and issues of privacy, anti-money laundering, security and trust.
The US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has published new information on typologies and indicators to help compliance teams combat the “horrific toll” of human trafficking.
Becky Marriott’s financial crime fighting journey to date includes working on security in warzones, threat intelligence at the 2012 Olympics, tracing global sanction evasion networks and investigating ISIS. Now at digital banking services provider Tide, Marriott discusses the skills needed to equip the financial crime teams of the future.
The FinCEN Files have shocked many across the world. The leaked documents show banks moved more than $2 trillion between 1999 and 2017 in payments even though they believed them to be suspicious. So how was this allowed to happen?