money laundering compliance solutions

Canada's anti-money laundering legislation directly impacts on over one million businesses and professionals.

ABCsolutions was established to assist Canadian individuals and organizations to meet the challenge of developing and maintaining an effective anti-money laundering compliance program as mandated under Canada's Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.

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October 15 - A Florida man has been convicted of laundering more than $3 million for overseas cyber criminals who victimized four U.S. companies — and the City of Ottawa. Elvin Lewis Jr., 52, of Hollywood, Florida, was convicted of 11 counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering after a five-day trial in Southern Florida’s U.S. District Court. He’s to be sentenced in January.
October 15 - A former Morgan Stanley banker in Switzerland was convicted of money laundering related to a kickback of about 50 million Swiss francs ($50.1 million) from arms sales negotiated by ex-Greek defense minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos. Pavlos Bailas was sentenced to 15 months in prison after being found guilty of qualified money-laundering, but was acquitted on a separate charge of embezzlement, the Swiss Federal Criminal Court said late Monday. His prison term will be reduced by the 348 days he’s already spent in custody. The court ruling also gave him a 15-month suspended sentence and a conditional fine of 250,000 Swiss francs.
October 11 - Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting money laundering and requiring disclosure of suspicious activity. The notice, from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, seeks to clarify firms’ obligations under antimoney laundering, bank secrecy and counter terrorist-financing laws when using digital assets such as cryptocurrencies.
October 09 - The personal information of about 37,000 Canadians held by TransUnion may have been compromised this past summer, leaving both of Canada's credit monitoring agencies with data blemishes on their record. The TransUnion incident is much more limited than the high-profile data hack at credit monitoring agency Equifax Inc. in 2017, which exposed the information of 147 million people, including about 19,000 Canadians.
October 09 - The Cayman Islands said on Wednesday it would make public information on the beneficial ownership of companies, prompting anti-corruption campaigners to call on other offshore jurisdictions to follow suit as part of a global crackdown on money-laundering. The Cayman Islands government said it expected public registers of beneficial ownership – the key to showing who is behind shell companies – to become the international norm and would be implemented by European Union countries by 2023.
October 05 - When interrogating an informant about a major drug cartel, freshly baked cookies aren't exactly on the list of requirements. But they don't hurt, either — and not for the reason you might think.
October 03 - The Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering wants to hear from residents across the province, including Richmond. The commission was established in May by B.C. Premier John Horgan to investigate money laundering in the province.