Category: Fraud Management

What is a SWIFT Code

SWIFT Codes Under Attack: How Safe Are Banks?

Gone are the days when ski-masked felons would barge into banks with guns cocked and order everyone to get down. With the internet becoming ubiquitous and as banks and technology have evolved, so has financial crime. The modern scarfaces operate from the comfort of an undetectable pad half way across the world. They are high IQ, tech-savvy and their only weapons are their brains and their gadgets....

Anti-money Laundering

Financial Mecca Tightening The Screws On Anti-Money Laundering!

“Breaking News: Singapore to use data tracking against money-laundering”. What bearing does this headline have on a safer and more secure banking system? The 1MDB fiasco Let’s rewind to 2015 and 1Malaysian Development Berhad – a Malaysian fund set up in 2009 by the Prime Minister of Malaysia,  with the intention of turning Kuala Lumpur into a financial hub, much like its neighbour, through strategic investments, to...