Interview of Susan Galli by John Byrne

By John Byrne | November 13, 2018

Interview of Susan Galli by John Byrne Susan Galli, an ACAMS Advisory Board member and long-time AML veteran, is currently assisting AML RightSource in their advisory practice. While involved in a vast array of issues that challenge financial crime prevention professionals, one area of focus is the risks involved in correspondent banking. Susan recently moderated a panel at the ACAMS Vegas conference on this topic and sat down to discuss some of the key concerns…

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Inaugural AML RightSource Symposium

By John Byrne | November 8, 2018

Inaugural AML RightSource Symposium Do You Want to Know a Secret!* Close to twenty current and former bankers who are leaders in the AML/Financial Crime area from institutions and firms of various asset sizes, met in Washington DC to discuss current and future challenges. AML RightSource was pleased to organize the dialogue and document several of the themes for use to the broader AML community. With respecting the need for anonymity, what follows is a…

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November Employee Spotlight: Kyle Roddy

By AML RightSource | November 1, 2018

AML RightSource November Employee Spotlight: meet Kyle Roddy! Mr. Roddy is a Manager in our Phoenix office with over three years of anti-money laundering experience. He is an active member of the AML RightSource SAR Committee and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Mr. Roddy has participated in various industry conferences and events, including the 2018 ACAMS Las Vegas conference. Mr. Roddy joined AML RightSource in 2015. Since joining the company, Mr. Roddy has contributed…

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No Lookin Back*

By John Byrne | October 23, 2018

No Lookin Back* Expansion of AML is not going to stop Nor Should It AML, just like technology, started slowly but in the past 5-10 years has either rapidly increased or challenges have appeared that we need to address. For example, the recent FATF Plenary issued a strong statement on “virtual assets” and concluded, among other things that: “All countries are encouraged to swiftly take the necessary steps to prevent the misuse of virtual assets.…

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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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Is Cryptocurrency Money Laundering a Real Threat?

By Christine Demeter | September 24, 2018

Is Cryptocurrency Money Laundering a Real Threat? 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; Mueller indictment…

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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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