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AML Foundations for Cryptoasset and Blockchain

Course format: self-paced online

    Course Content

    ACAMS has developed three certificates to help anti-financial crime professionals understand the crypto landscape and improve their organization’s crypto anti-money laundering (AML) practices. The AML Foundations for Cryptoasset and Blockchain Certificate explores financial crime typologies and risks, and how they pertain to crypto. The course explains the crypto AML compliance role – from controlling risks, to research and reporting.



    This course will help you to understand:

    • How money laundering, fraud, and tax evasion happen in cryptoassets
    • How to spot financial crime risks and red flags specific to cryptoassets
    • How risk is controlled and managed across key compliance measures and functions
    • How to identify which customer information is relevant and important for cryptoassets
    • The process for identifying, researching, and reporting unusual and suspicious customer activity


    Case studies are used throughout the training course to illustrate real-world considerations and best practices for cryptoasset and blockchain AML. You can test your knowledge as the training progresses, with regular review questions.


    Prices are subject to local taxes.


    ACAMS Members

    595,00 $


    795,00 $


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    Intended audience:

    This certificate is suitable for professionals who have responsibility for crypto AML compliance. This includes those working in crypto firms, and also those working in traditional financial services looking to diversify their skillset and build an understanding of effective cryptocurrency AML programs. Graduates of this course will be able to identify and mitigate common methods of financial crime linked to cryptoassets, and will be optimally prepared to progress on to our specialist CCAS Certification.

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    Course structure:

    • Online and self-paced
    • Four hours of coursework
    • Four weeks to complete
    • Pass a 20-question final assessment to receive your certificate (results available immediately)