Tag: financial crime

Whale concentrations in BTC and Tether raising manipulation concerns
August 21, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Thomson Reuters and the Singapore FinTech Association join forces to fight financial crime

Information giant Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) have announced that they have committed to join forces on projects and initiatives contributing to the development of the FinTech industry in Singapore. The collaboration will involve working closely with financial institutions, local universities and startups, focusing on leveraging emerging technologies to solve issues…

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Rani’s Voice joins Thomson Reuters to help fight financial crime and modern slavery
August 01, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Rani’s Voice joins Thomson Reuters to help fight financial crime and modern slavery

As the world marks a day against trafficking in persons, Rani’s Voice, a global social enterprise focused on human trafficking prevention, announced that it is joining forces with information giant Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) in a public-private coalition, to help step-up the fight against financial crime and modern slavery. Human trafficking and other financial crimes have…

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SEC charges nine hackers and traders in Edgar hacking case
January 26, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

The global cost of cybercrime will reach two trillion dollars by 2019

After a welcoming address from Giulia Lupato - PIMFA’s Senior Policy Adviser and Chair for the day – the 2018 financial crime conference began with an address from Robin Jones, Head of FCA Technology – Resilience & Cyber Specialist Supervision. Robin spoke about cyber resilience, contingency planning, moving cyber security considerations beyond the remit of…

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February 22, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Canada's Joint Serious Offences Team makes first arrest in fight against financial crime

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the Alberta RCMP announced that Neil Andrew McDonald of Calgary has been charged with alleged breaches of the Criminal Code following an investigation by the Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT) in Alberta. McDonald has been criminally charged with seven counts of fraud over $5,000 contrary to section 380(1)(a), one…

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April 09, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Russians lost RUB 2 billion because of financial pyramids in 2014

Russians said goodbye to approximately RUB 2 billion (USD 38m) of their personal funds last year because of the activities of financial pyramids in the country. The gloomy estimate was unveiled by Sergey Shvetsov, first deputy governor of the Bank of Russia, in an interview with TV channel Russia-24. Mr Shvetsov, who is also known…

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