byLowers & Associates | October 06, 2015

Last month we had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending the third annual Secure Cash and Transport Association (SCTA) conference in Chicago. One of the sessions at the conference was presented by Alan Cox, of the Financial Crimes Enforcement…

byLowers & Associates | April 28, 2015

  It is well understood that money launderers use deceit or theft to capture the processes of financial entities for illicit purposes. As a result, your AML compliance program must implement internal control designs that increase the chances of preventing…

byLowers & Associates | April 24, 2015

  You are most likely familiar with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) which is a bureau of the Treasury Department. FinCEN’s mission is “to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national…

byMark Lowers | March 30, 2015

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) works to ensure that the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) / Anti Money Laundering (AML) program of your financial institution is in compliance. In order to get to the role of FinCEN, you need…

byMark Lowers | January 27, 2015

Given the high prevalence of organizational fraud, as reported by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), companies have strong incentives to invest in fraud auditing capabilities—both internal and independent (external) audits. While both are extremely effective, this article…