The Complex World of NFTs and Financial Crime
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are perhaps best known as a way to assign digital “ownership” to pictures of cartoon monkeys. But a new report from Elliptic claims that NFT-based platforms are being used to launder millions of dollars of illicit funds.
Crypto Service Sanctioned In a Complex and Evolving Risk Landscape
The US Treasury Department has sanctioned a “virtual currency mixer” for failing to prevent money laundering by foreign cybercriminals. The developer behind the project was arrested in Amsterdam two days after the sanction was announced.
Another Bad Week Underlines Crypto’s Security Problem
Two crypto heists this week caused nearly $200 million in losses. Seemingly every week there are stories about similar incidents. But is there a security problem with the blockchain itself, or with the software and systems designed to facilitate its use?
Emerging Threats Within Bribery, Corruption, & AML
Even with strategies and processes designed at mitigating bribery and corruption, these threats appear to be continuously emerging as individuals throughout the organization can and will find ways to sneak past these safeguards and utilize resources for their own personal gain.
Keeping pace with emerging threats: Summer 2022 Round-up
In this webinar, our threat intelligence team share some of the latest threats and trends they’ve uncovered, including cryptocurrency scams exploiting Ukrainian donation appeals, LinkedIn impersonation emails targeting job hunters, and zero-day exploits circulating on the dark web.
The Expanded Threat of Money Laundering through NFTs and Digital Assets
It’s a tale as old as time how to cheat the state. Real estate and art have long been a common refuge for financial sleight of hand.
AI, AML regulations and AML monitoring centre stage at FinCrime Focus: Anti-Money Laundering
FinCrime Focus: Anti-Money Laundering delivered expert insight and guidance for financial leaders and senior practitioners working within financial crime.
The State of Crypto Regulations 2022 and Beyond: Focusing on the USA and Europe
A discussion of how well regulators are actually doing - beyond the rhetoric - in terms of supporting and promoting regtech solutions for crypto, and how the private sector would engage with regulators on the topic.
Protection Against Crypto-Fraud: A Look at What Steps Need to be Implemented
This session takes a look at how cryptocurrency frauds happen and how they can be avoided.
Getting Ahead and Staying Ahead of Crypto Regulations in 2022
Investment, it is crucial to assess their potential role within a portfolio – such as diversification benefits and return enhancement – versus the risks, which include volatility, liquidity, and regulation, among others.