A series of podcasts which explain to a non-technical audience how "Dark Money" (e.g. money laundering, corruption, bribery, tax evasion) enters the financial system and infects everything it touches.
We bring this trilogy of episodes around transaction monitoring failures to an end with a final review of the NatWest case and a comparison with the recent fine levied against HSBC.
What’s that got to do with a King, his cleaner and a thirsty aspidistra? You’ll need to listen to find out!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we bring you the second part of our deep dive into the criminal prosecution of NatWest through the lens of the Statement of Facts which accompanied the guilty verdict.
This time, amongst other things, we cover smelly banknotes and bin bags full of cash.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we bring you part one of a deep dive into the criminal prosecution of NatWest
through the lens of the Statement of Facts which accompanied the guilty verdict.
No matter where you are in the world, given the ubiquity of AML regulations, this will be relevant to you and your organisation.
In this episode we want to move away from always being suspicious and look at the other side of the coin. Can we use green flags to help identify suspicious behaviour from a very different angle?
And do we need to be cautious in our use of whitelists?Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we enthusiastically review the new advanced search function recently launched on the Companies House website. We also make a heartfelt plea for other corporate registers to look and learn from the huge potential gains in proactively managing corporate financial crime risk that it facilitates.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we look at how the FCA’s REP-CRIM report can assist firms in assessing the effectiveness of their AML controls through both trend analysis and benchmarking against their peers. And we explain how trend analysis such as this can benefit all financial institutions wherever they do business.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we review the need for firms to review, and adjust as necessary, their financial crime control environment. We also talk about some of the triggers which might cause these adjustments and the actions which might follow.?Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
Remediation programmes are becoming an all too frequent feature of life for financial crime compliance departments, so we we’ve put together a summary of good practice, do’s and don’ts and other things to consider when embarking on such a course of action.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
Sometimes you just have to go back to basics. And this week it's risk.
Does low risk equal no risk? Is all risk equal? Should you ever do EDD on a low risk customer?
We answer these questions and many more.
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In this episode we wander away from traditional banking intro the world of informal value transfer systems. Oh, and we look at the price of missile launchers. But you’ll need to listen to understand why!
Link to the TBML paper written by John Zdanowicz
Occasionally, we record an episode which is truly an exclusive, and this is one of them.
This episode started life as a straightforward explanation of the use of art and auctions in money laundering schemes. And then it went off on the most unexpected and jaw dropping tangent. You’ll need to listen to understand how art, auctions, sanctions and shell companies relate to the explosion in Beirut and the world of money laundering.
This is just a very quick episode to let everyone know about the upcoming Dark Money Conference. It's online so it doesn't matter where in the world you are and it' going to be great! link to the website: https://darkmoneyconf.com/
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We interrupt our series on Alternative Laundries to review the recent FCA Dear CEO AML letter which, whilst aimed squarely at UK financial institutions, will have relevance across the world, especially where those global banks have UK retail operations.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode, we dive into the world of alternative money laundering methodologies, starting with lending and insurance. And we find out that, with a bit of imagination, any store of value can be used to launder money - sometimes in surprising ways!
Following the news that the FBI and Australian Federal Police had managed to seed a bogus “encryption device” into a huge global network of organised criminal gangs, followed by an equally global set of raids, arrests and asset seizures, we review what we know, alongside the recent Encrochat hack and surmise what this might mean in the fight against global organised crime.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we talk all things FIU along with the history and role of the Egmont Group. We discover the different flavours of FIU and how they work with the other elements of government and the law.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
In this episode we look at the role of critical thinking in the world of Financial Crime Compliance. What it is, how it works and some examples of critical thinking in practice.
And we conclude that it is one of the most important skills necessary for effective risk management.
With the breaking news that ABN AMRO have been fined just under €500m and three former executives are currently subject to a criminal investigation, we draw out the main themes emerging from the report.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TDMF)
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BOB SAGET’S HERE FOR YOU is a podcast that is like no other— For one, this podcast has guests who are friends of Bob’s, or just really interesting people who many of you know and love. Secondly, this podcast is unique because it goes inside Bob Saget’s mind, and then quickly filters out through his mouth. Bob has a way of calming people he has conversations with as well as being entertaining and often informative. Bob talks with his guests with genuine empathy and humor, while reaching his unusually diverse audience that he talks to as a friend, Bob is the dad with great advice, the irreverent funny guy who’s always there when you need a laugh, and the free-associative Bob who goes off on crazy tangents then returns to the subject at hand, as serious or as comedic as it may be, to wrap up each episode in a way only Bob can do. Because he really does believe, “He’s here for you."
Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.
According to the official story, on April 4th, 1968, a lone gunman assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. That man, James Earl Ray, pled guilty and for most people the case was closed. The MLK Tapes, a new true crime podcast from the creators of Atlanta Monster and Monster: DC Sniper, explores rare recordings of eye-witness testimony and new interviews with people who were there to reveal the true story of the plot to kill Dr. King.
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.