The article “FinCEN’s AML and Terrorist Financing Priorities: An Introduction,”1 featured in the ACAMS Today 12th Law Enforcement edition, shared general thoughts, basic definitions and practical examples on each of the national anti-money laundering (AML) priorities. This article, the second of the series, will discuss...

"Fintech," a portmanteau for financial technology, describes the development of new software and technologies that seek to improve and automate the delivery and use of traditional financial products and services offered to both individuals and businesses. Fintech companies apply these innovative technologies and make financial...

In December 2021, the term “white-collar crime” marked its 82nd anniversary. The study of crime and criminals traditionally focuses on predatory offenses and the so-called “common” criminals who commit these offenses. White-collar crime—fraud, corruption, bribery, organized crime, cybercrime, identity theft, money laundering and drug trafficking—receives...

The rapid growth of business activities—such as buying and selling raw materials, manufacturing goods and trading—and the increased demand for goods have revolutionized the way these goods are manufactured and sold across borders. Therefore, the global nature, high-profit scales and lower chance of being detected...