Terrorist Financing

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Name: Terrorist Financing
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

UK wants Russia blocked from using financial messaging system

The UK is pushing for a ban on Russian businesses using the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift) network, as a sanction in reaction to Russia’s role in the current crisis in Ukraine.According to Bloomberg, the UK put forward ... [Published Computer Weekly - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

BoB slams big banks

Local banks need to improve their operational risk to anti-money laundering and combat the financing of terrorism activities. According to the Bank of Botswana (BoB) 2013 annual report, Banking Supervision report, site examinations carried out at two ... [Published Botswana Guardian - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Opposition remains unmoved on AML Bill as targeted review looms

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- The Opposition members on the parliamentary committee to which the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill was referred are yet to respond to an invitation sent by the committee’s chairperson ... [Published CaribSeek - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

FIU installs anti-money laundering software, finally

KATHMANDU, AUG 31 -The Financial Information Unit - Nepal (FIU-Nepal) has finally installed new software developed by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The software will enable the FIU to efficiently store data on suspicious financial ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

CAMBODIA PRESS-Cambodia vulnerable to money laundering - Cambodia Daily

Cambodia is the third most at-risk country to money laundering and terrorist financing in the world, according to a global index released last month, trailing only Iran and Afghanistan.For the third year in a row, Cambodia was deemed the third most vulnerable ... [Published AlertNet - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rising costs, rules changes hit PHL overseas remit units

THE overseas remittance units of Philippine banks face tough choices of either staying put or shipping out as rising operational costs and local regulatory changes make it increasingly difficult to justify continued operations.This was learned from George ... [Published Business Mirror - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

375 market entities faced action under money laundering rules

As many as 375 market entities, mostly brokers, faced action for lapses in their mechanism to prevent possible money laundering and terror financing activities during the last fiscal.Discrepancies related to Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

OCC Assesses $10 Million Civil Money Penalty against TCF National

Jan 28 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has announced a $10 million civil money penalty against TCF National Bank, Sioux Falls, S.D., for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.An OCC examination of the bank’s account and transaction activity ... [Published Banknews.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

For Somalis, U.S. Remittance Crackdown Cuts Deep

Somali-Americans protested in 2012 over banks' refusal to do business with money transmitters that serve the war-torn African nation. Over time, more of the blame inside the Somali community has been placed at the feet of the U.S. government.More U.S. ... [Published Bank Technology News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Will Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Work Against the Islamic State?

The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy that makes it one of the world’s richest terrorist groups, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. It’s going to be a challenge for traditional anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing systems ... [Published Law Blog - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Paycheck for Terrorism: $5,300 for Suicide Attack

For the first time, startling details are being made public about the millions of dollars funneled from Middle East charities to Islamic terrorists and their families. The money was used to reward terrorists and their families after attacks on Israelis ... [Published Cutting Edge News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Israel Invited To Join Financial Action Task Force

(IDEX Online) – Israel has been invited by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to join its ranks.FATF is an inter-governmental body that develops a nd promotes policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.Israel's membership will only ... [Published Idex Online - Aug 27 2014]

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"The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) acts as the lead overseer, supported by the Group of Ten (G-10) central banks. The oversight focuses primarily on ensuring that Swift has effective controls and processes to avoid posing a risk to the financial stability and the soundness of financial infrastructures" it says
According to Sebi, money laundering has been recognised globally as one of the largest threats posed to the financial system of a country, while "fight against terrorist financing is another such emerging threat with grave consequences for both the political and economic standing of a jurisdiction"
"The Patriot Act is completely outdated -- it is 13 years old, but even its updated version is for bankers at Lehman Brothers" said Loretta Napoleoni, an expert on terrorist financing, said...
"You have to ask who is arming, who is financing ISIS troops? The key word there is Qatar - and how do we deal with these people and states politically?" German Development Minister Gerd Muller said last week

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Suing Terrorist Funding Countries Easier After ... [Published Epoch Times - 3 hours ago]
Kudos, President Uhuru Kenyatta, you must now t... [Published Daily Nation - 6 hours ago]
UK wants Russia blocked from using financial me... [Published Computer Weekly - 10 hours ago]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENS SPECIAL SESSION ON T... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - 10 hours ago]
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of ... [Published Caucasian Knot - 11 hours ago]
BoB slams big banks [Published Botswana Guardian - 14 hours ago]
Opposition remains unmoved on AML Bill as targe... [Published CaribSeek - 17 hours ago]
FIU installs anti-money laundering software, fi... [Published Kathmandu Post - 22 hours ago]
CAMBODIA PRESS-Cambodia vulnerable to money lau... [Published AlertNet - Sep 01 2014]
Banks tasked on AML measures [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 01 2014]
September 11, 2001: The Crimes of War Committed... [Published Global Research - Aug 31 2014]
Rising costs, rules changes hit PHL overseas re... [Published Business Mirror - Aug 31 2014]
375 market entities faced action under money la... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 31 2014]
OCC Assesses $10 Million Civil Money Penalty ag... [Published Banknews.com - Aug 31 2014]
ISIS: The Islamic State and the Privatization o... [Published International Business Times - Aug 30 2014]
Exchange companies could boost remittances [Published The News International - Aug 30 2014]
Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it ... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 30 2014]
For Somalis, U.S. Remittance Crackdown Cuts Deep [Published Bank Technology News - Aug 29 2014]
Government of Canada Releases the 2014 Public R... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Will Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Work Against... [Published Law Blog - Aug 29 2014]
Will Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Work Against... [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - Aug 29 2014]
Paycheck for Terrorism: $5,300 for Suicide Attack [Published Cutting Edge News - Aug 29 2014]
Three Cheers for Us! [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Aug 29 2014]
Financial deals probed by gardaí up 34% [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 29 2014]
Myanmar Targets Property Sector in Move to Comb... [Published Radio Free Asia - Aug 29 2014]
Report uncovers ivory supply chain [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Eastern Catholic Patriarchs: We Must Stop Finan... [Published Zenit - Aug 28 2014]
Bitcoin E-Gold Rush: Unregulated Technology Gai... [Published McMillan - Aug 28 2014]
The Islamic State and the Privatisation of Terr... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 28 2014]
Banks must improve their compliance or risk fines [Published BDlive - Aug 28 2014]
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Will Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Work Against... [Published Law Blog - Aug 29 2014]
The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy that makes it one of the world’s richest terrorist groups, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. It’s going to be a challenge for traditional anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing systems ...
Will Anti-Money Laundering Efforts Work Against... [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - Aug 29 2014]
The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy that makes it one of the world’s richest terrorist groups, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. It’s going to be a challenge for traditional anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing systems ...
Pentagon Unaware that Qatar Funds Terrorism [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 26 2014]
Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said he finds media reports that Qatar is funding terrorism to be “concerning” if in fact “the reports are true.” Kirby appeared to be unaware of State Department and Treasury Department intelligence reports ...
Paycheck for Terrorism: $5,300 for Suicide Attack [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 26 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Visit our News page PAYCHECK FOR TERRORISM: $5,300 FOR SUICIDE ATTACK You may recognize the name Sharyl Attkisson. Ms. Attkisson is the gutsy,independent reporter ...
MICROFINANCE PAPER WRAP-UP: “Myanmar: Demand, S... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 24 2014]
“Myanmar: Demand, Supply, Policy and Regulation;” by Doubell Chamberlain, Hennie Bester, Herman Smit, Christiaan Loots, Shirley Mburu, Ahmed Dermish, Lara Gidvani and David Saunders; published as a Making Access Possible (MAP) Study Synthesis Note by ...
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