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Germany’s Fraud Prevention Firm Hawk AI to Focus on Global Expansion with $17M Series B

Hawk AI, Germany’s provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention technology for banks and payment companies, announced $17M in Series B financing “to accelerate product development and global expansion.” The investment round was “led by Sands Capital from Washington D.C., with participation from new… Read More

Sandbar Secures $4.8M to Combat Financial Crime with Transaction Monitoring Software

Sandbar, a provider of anti-money laundering, fraud, and counter-terrorism risk detection software, announced the availability of its product and a $4.8 million seed investment led by Lachy Groom and Abstract Ventures. Other participating investors “include BoxGroup, as well as more than 45 angel investors including… Read More

Department of Justice Arrest Operator of Bitzlato in Miami, Claim Crypto Exchange Partnered with Dark Web Marketplace Hydra

“Fueled a high-tech axis of cryptocrime.” The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced the arrest of Anatoly Legkodymov, 40, a Russian national who resides in Shenzhen, China, as the founder and operator of Bitzlato, a crypto exchange the feds have alleged to have processed… Read More

GetGo Selects Jumio to Unlock Digital Onboarding for New Drivers

Jumio, the provider of end-to-end identity proofing, risk assessment and eKYC/AML compliance solutions, announced its partnership with GetGo, which claims to be the largest car-sharing service in Singapore, “to create an ecosystem where mobility is shared and sustainable for all.” GetGo prides itself on an… Read More

ComplyAdvantage, an AI-driven Fraud and AML Risk Detection Platform, Announces Inclusion in Chartis RiskTech100

ComplyAdvantage, which claims to be a global leader in AI-driven fraud and anti-money laundering (AML) risk detection, announced its inclusion in the Chartis RiskTech100. The RegTech saw “an increase in its overall score compared with 2022, driven by an almost 8 percentage point increase in… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces ChainKeeper for Web3 Security, Transaction Tracking, Reporting

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the launch of ChainKeeper — “an all-rounder platform for Web3 security, transaction tracking and reporting.” ChainKeeper was created by Uppsala Security in… Read More

NOW Money Selects ThetaRay AI Tech to Prevent Financial Crime

NOW Money, the GCC’s first mobile banking solution focused on financial inclusion, and ThetaRay, a provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, announced a collaboration to implement ThetaRay’s cloud-based AML solution “to monitor cross-border payments and support in the prevention of financial crimes and money laundering… Read More

Uppsala Security Signs MoU with Korea University of Foreign Studies AI Education Center for Academic Cooperation

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused “on the cooperation with the AI Education Institute of Hankuk University of Foreign… Read More

ClearBank Selects ThetaRay AI Monitoring Tech to Support Business Growth

ClearBank, which claims to be the largest next-generation clearing and embedded banking platform in the UK, and ThetaRay, provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, announced they will “collaborate in cloud-native anti-money laundering (AML) monitoring to protect ClearBank against financial crime with ThetaRay’s robust and industry-leading… Read More

Perspective: Acknowledging the Trust Fallacy Surrounding KYC Verified Accounts

There’s no doubt in the minds of financial organizations and anti-laundering regulators that Know Your Customer (KYC) verified accounts prevent fraudulent activity– and that’s exactly the problem. In the early 1990s, governments around the globe had a growing concern about preventing the increasingly connected banking… Read More

UK’s FCA Issues Final Notice to Former Sonali Bank CEO for AML Failings

The Financial Conduct Authority has publicly censured Mohammad Ataur Rahman Prodhan, the former Chief Executive Officer of Sonali Bank (UK) Limited (SBUK) “for anti-money laundering (AML) failings.” Prodhan was “the senior manager at SBUK with responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of effective AML systems… Read More

Jumio, Provider of AI enhanced Identity Orchestration, AML Solutions, Introduces Enhanced KYX Platform

Jumio, the provider of end-to-end identity proofing, risk assessment and eKYC/AML compliance solutions, unveiled its extended Jumio KYX Platform, with “an integrated orchestration hub benefiting from the company’s acquisition of 4Stop.” The platform “streamlines fraud and eKYC/AML compliance management with the intuitive one-stop orchestration hub,… Read More

Sumsub Introduces No-Code User Journeys to Help Firms Conduct Verification

Sumsub, a global tech company providing customizable KYC, KYB, KYT, and AML solutions, announced the launch of Workflow Builder, a feature enabling businesses “to create user verification workflows tailored to specific triggers and risk scenarios.” This new offering will “allow companies to automate onboarding decision-making… Read More

US Department of Treasury Targets Bittrex, Crypto Exchange Hit with Two Enforcement Actions, Penalty Totals $53 Million

The US Department of Treasury has revealed two enforcement actions against the crypto exchange Bittrex. According to a statement issued by Treasury, Bittrex has settled for $24 million with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and for $29 million with Financial Crimes Enforcement Network… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces Crypto Threat Detection System — AML Solution for Virtual Assets Monitoring

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security recently announced that it has developed a new Crypto Threat Detection System (CTDS) that handles Suspicious Transaction Reporting (STR) and Counterfeit Currency Reporting… Read More

Jumio, Provider of AI enhanced Identity Orchestration, AML Solutions, Attains SOC2 Type 2 Certification

Jumio, the provider of orchestrated end-to-end identity proofing, eKYC and AML solutions, announced that it has successfully “achieved SOC2 Type 2 certification for its Jumio KYX platform, with zero exceptions listed in the examination conducted by Moss Adams.” SOC2 is “an American Institute of CPAs… Read More

Identity Verification Firm Ondato Introduces Virtual Branch Service

Ondato,​​ a KYC and AML firm that offers video-based ID verification systems to banking institutions as part of its techy, has introduced a virtual branch service that supports physical, digital and hybrid banking platforms with providing clients with virtual face-to-face appointments. The solution has the… Read More

VIAINVEST Enlists IDenfy to Power KYC, ID Verification Service

VIAINVEST, a peer-to-peer lending platform licensed and supervised by the Financial and Capital Market Commission in Latvia, has enlisted the assistance of iDenfy to provide ID verification and anti-fraud sevices. iDenfy ensures AML and KYC compliance for both large and smaller firms. VIAINVEST believes that… Read More

Assetz Capital to Leverage RiskNarrative Platform to Address Financial Crime Management

Assetz Capital is pleased to enter a partnership with LexisNexis Risk Solutions in order to adopt the LexisNexis® RiskNarrativeTM platform across its business. The platform uses automation, AI and machine learning to offer an enhanced, configurable and accessible financial crime lifecycle management service. This should… Read More

Jumio Announces “Highest Sales” Quarter Ever, Supported by Financial Services, Healthcare Initiatives

Jumio, which claims to be the leading provider of orchestrated end-to-end identity proofing, eKYC and AML solutions, recently announced the “highest sales” of any quarter in the history of the company, “fueled by an ongoing need for modern enterprises across all industries and geographies to… Read More

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