Compliance From the Start(up)

By Tim Murphy | October 19, 2018

Compliance From the Start(up) At least two or three times a year you are hooked on a featured profile piece from a business magazine or Sunday newspaper about a hot new startup and its radical leadership team, right? You know the piece. No one saw Startup X coming and now X is about to set our tired institutions ablaze and build on the ashes something that forever changes the way we live. And, they’re just…

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October Employee Spotlight: Matt Musso

By AML RightSource | October 1, 2018

AML RightSource October Employee Spotlight: meet Matt Musso! Mr. Musso is a Manager in our Cleveland office with multiple years of experience in the anti-money laundering industry. Mr. Musso is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Mr. Musso joined the company in 2015. Since joining the company, Mr. Musso has contributed to a variety AML/BSA client projects. His experience includes transaction monitoring, AML investigations, fraud investigations, extensive quality assurance, training, project management, and reporting. He…

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Are Cryptocurrencies a Real Threat to Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring?

By Christine Demeter | September 24, 2018

Are Cryptocurrencies a Real Threat to Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring? Cryptocurrencies have been idealized as the currency that will replace all other payment instruments, payment platforms, and paper money.  Further, cryptocurrencies have been seen as an investment opportunity where large profits may magically be made (A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read by Bernard Marr; 12 Russians Charged: Major Highlights of the Indictment and Rod Rosenstein’s Statement by The New York Times;…

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Shades of Gray*?

By John Byrne | September 12, 2018

Shades of Gray*? A Recent History of Relevant Congressional Investigations for the AML Community: Informative but Not Nuanced Having been in the AML community for over thirty years, I remain frustrated that I am aware of the true dedication of the men and women in this area that are proactive, dedicated and effective in stopping and detecting financial crime but many others are not (or choose to ignore the facts). While the financial sector is…

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September Employee Spotlight: Alyson Bujnoski

By AML RightSource | September 4, 2018

AML RightSource September Employee Spotlight: meet Alyson Bujnoski! Ms. Bujnoski is a Manager in our Cleveland office with over five years of experience in the legal and anti-money laundering sectors. Prior to joining AML RightSource, she worked within procurement at a financial institution, where she communicated with internal and external business partners to ensure contract terms were in compliance with OFAC and OCC regulations. Ms. Bujnoski has been a licensed attorney in the State of Ohio…

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Tell Her (or Him) No*

By John Byrne | August 7, 2018

Tell Her (or Him) No* Buying or Selling Antiquities Can Assist Terrorism After so many years of following the AML community and being a part of that great group, it is hard to surprise me on ways in which illicit funds can move to support a wide array of financial crime. So when invited to a recent roundtable discussion on yet another method for criminals to take advantage of, I was curious and wanted to…

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August Employee Spotlight: Jessica Bonner

By AML RightSource | August 1, 2018

AML RightSource August Employee Spotlight: meet Jessica Bonner! Ms. Bonner is a Senior Analyst in the Cleveland office with over 4 years of experience in the legal and anti-money laundering sectors. Prior to joining AML RightSource, she performed mortgage compliance fraud investigations and worked as an Attorney on a notable anti-trust matter. Ms. Bonner is a Licensed Attorney in the State of Florida. Since Ms. Bonner joined the company in February 2016, she has contributed to several…

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“Get Together”*

By John Byrne | July 20, 2018

“Get Together”* A Call for Partnership to Battle Human Trafficking Last week I was able to attend the roll-out of a new report by the leader in anti-human trafficking, Polaris. The report, “On-Ramps, Intersections, and Exit Routes: A Roadmap for Systems and Industries to Prevent and Disrupt Human Trafficking” is the sequel to their last report on trafficking typologies. The new report, according to CEO Bradley Myles, covers the intersections of the previous posted typologies. Myles…

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July Employee Spotlight: Sam Lauritzen

By AML RightSource | July 2, 2018

AML RightSource July Employee Spotlight: meet Sam Lauritzen! Sam is a Manager in the AML RightSource Hudson office and has been with the company since 2015. He has experience serving in operations and management roles in the healthcare industry and has contributed to several political campaigns. Since Mr. Lauritzen joined the company he has contributed to a variety of BSA/AML client projects. His experience includes project management, new hire training, staff development, fraud and money laundering investigations,…

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John Byrne Presents at 10th Annual BSA Coalition Conference

By AML RightSource | June 27, 2018

Yesterday AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, spoke about the state of the current anti-money laundering community at the 10th Annual BSA Coalition Conference in Virginia. The annual conference discussed a variety of topics including the state of AML, FinCEN’s customer due diligence and beneficial ownership rules and the evolving use of technology to comply with BSA/AML. Read the full speech here.

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