Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO)

By |2022-11-14T13:16:35+03:00November 14th, 2022|

Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) The Criminal Finances Act includes additional provisions in the United Kingdom to combat asset recovery and money laundering. Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) are an important component of the Act, serving as an investigative tool to assist law enforcement in acting on corrupt assets. Transparency International has been advocating for [...]

Know Your Transaction (KYT)

By |2022-11-14T13:18:43+03:00October 29th, 2022|

Know Your Transaction (KYT) Know Your Transaction, or KYT is a term used in the financial industry to describe the process of examining financial transactions for fraudulent or suspicious activity, such as money laundering. As cryptocurrency adoption grows, institutions must be able to drill down into crypto transactions for evidence of financial crimes. [...]

False Negative Result

By |2022-10-28T11:29:25+03:00October 28th, 2022|

False Negative Result Money laundering concerns are becoming more dangerous for financial institutions as financial crime grows. Regulators established an AML Compliance Program, and financial institutions must follow these standards to decrease this risk. They may face regulatory fines if they do not. The advancement of technology has brought technical means of money [...]

Geographical Targeting Order (GTO)

By |2022-11-14T13:22:08+03:00October 12th, 2022|

Geographical Targeting Order (GTO) Geographic targeting orders (GTO) and FinCEN Consulting brought money laundering issues in the real estate business to light. They stressed the significance of providing SARs if a buyer or seller is suspected of money laundering. As a result, the processes were ensured to be integrated into existing AML / [...]

What are the new UK sanctions on Russia?

By |2022-10-28T12:20:20+03:00October 10th, 2022|

What are the new UK sanctions on Russia? The British government announced further trade restrictions against Russia. According to the announcement, the new sanctions prohibit the export, supply, and delivery, as well as the making and transfer of inland printing goods and technology, marine goods and technology, chemical and biological weapons-related goods and [...]

Gambling and Money Laundering

By |2022-11-14T13:24:00+03:00October 7th, 2022|

Gambling and Money Laundering Money laundering is the legal practice of stealing money gained illegally. Money laundering can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Throughout the year, financial institutions are subject to a variety of money laundering activities. Casinos are one of the businesses most vulnerable to money laundering. In essence, a [...]

Financial Crime Unit (FCU)

By |2022-11-14T13:26:42+03:00October 5th, 2022|

Financial Crime Unit (FCU) Financial crime units (FCUs) assist banks and financial institutions in detecting and preventing money laundering, terrorism funding, and other financial crimes while satisfying regulatory compliance duties more effectively. Criminals can use a variety of new technology to commit fraud, money laundering, and other crimes in a quickly evolving financial [...]

Vendor Due Diligence (VDD)

By |2022-10-28T11:41:01+03:00October 1st, 2022|

Vendor Due Diligence (VDD) When a firm wants to purchase, collaborate with, or engage in a commercial partnership with another company, it performs vendor due diligence (VDD). Vendor due diligence, like customer due diligence, is an important component of AML/CFT, since it serves to persuade potential purchasers that their prospects are financially sound [...]

Black Market Peso Exchange

By |2022-09-16T16:03:46+03:00September 16th, 2022|

Black Market Peso Exchange What is BMPE? The Black-Market Peso Exchange is a trade-based money laundering strategy used among Colombian and Mexican drug traffickers. The main feature employs a money trader to ensure that no revenue from US drug sales crosses borders. Instead, those dollars are utilized to buy a variety of genuine [...]

International Sanctions

By |2022-11-14T13:20:36+03:00September 14th, 2022|

International Sanctions International sanctions restrict trade and economic relations between individuals, organizations, or countries. Diplomatic, transportation, and communication restrictions are also among the international sanctions restrictions. International sanctions are imposed for a variety of reasons. Diplomatic disputes, security issues, human rights violations, international terrorism, and widespread mass destruction of weapons are all reasons [...]

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