Fentanyl: Analyzing AFC Strategies to Fight a Deadly Epidemic

  • When: June 10, 2020
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: All

Cryptocurrency, the Dark Web and synthetic opioids including fentanyl: None existed 50 years ago when Congress passed the Bank Secrecy Act in an effort to fight narcotics-related money laundering. Then as now, anti-financial crime (AFC) professionals are at the forefront of the fight against laundering drug money. In this sobering webinar, experts discuss how the fentanyl epidemic reflect new dynamics of narco-trafficking and money laundering, and share strategies for disrupting this deadly wave of drug deaths.

Learning Objectives

  • Updating risk models to reflect unique traits of opioid trafficking such as Darknet transactions, direct-to-consumer drug delivery and shifts in user demographics
  • Outlining indicators of potential fentanyl trafficking such as frequent shipments from high-risk jurisdictions and suspicious activity involving cryptocurrencies
  • Analyzing case studies and FinCEN’s fentanyl advisory to gain practical insights into best practices for detecting and disrupting opioid trafficking networks

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Risk Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • FIU members


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  • North America
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  • MSB
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Virtual Currency Exchanges


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