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Amber Gold—Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme in Eastern Europe

Six years ago amid the economic meltdown, Bernard Madoff, a former New York stockbroker and financier, was sentenced to 150 years of imprisonment for orchestrating the largest fraudulent financial scheme in the history of the U.S. Thousands of private and public investors from...

March 2, 2015


Do Not Bet Against It: Heightened Scrutiny of Casinos is Here to Stay

As large-scale casinos come closer to reality in New York and Massachusetts, licensees and state gaming commissions need to understand and address the federal government’s expectations regarding financial crime compliance programs. “What happens in Vegas, stays in...

January 27, 2015

Featured Interview

  • Recognizing the Class of 2014

    ACAMS Today had the opportunity to interview the award winners along with two members of the Montréal Chapter advisory board, Sylvain Perreault and Éric Lachapelle. The interview covers topics...

    December 9, 2014

Member Spotlight

  • Angeli Pereira, CAMS—Doha, Qatar

    Angeli Pereira, an anti-money laundering/combating financial terrorism (AML/CFT) specialist with a deep regulatory background, is currently a senior associate in the dedicated AML/CFT team at the...

    December 14, 2014

Chapter Updates

The Evolution of Anti-Money Laundering

With over 200 attendees from firms across eight states, the ACAMS Connecticut Chapter event, The Evolution of Anti-Money Laundering, held at Foxwoods Resort & Casino, on February 6, 2015, was a resounding success.  The event began with a keynote address by the Federal...

February 26, 2015

Compliance Studio

Brian Stoeckert: The State of Virtual Currencies in 2015 and Beyond

In this segment of Compliance Studio, John J. Byrne, ACAMS executive vice president, sat down with Brian Stoeckert, managing director and chief strategy officer of CoinComply, to discuss the state of virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin and other concerns about the virtual...

January 23, 2015

ACAMS Today Polls

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