Utilizing Data and Analytics Technology to Detect Signs of Human Trafficking

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  • When: May 30, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Human traffickers generate hundreds of billions of dollars in profits worldwide by using violence, threats, deception, debt bondage, and other forms of coercion to force victims to engage in commercial sex or provide labor or services against their will. Compliance professionals are utilizing fraud detection technology that includes human trafficking alerts to combat this crime and identify new typologies. Our panel of professionals will discuss practical strategies for generating data and utilizing analytics to detect human trafficking.

Learning Objectives

  • Detailing common human trafficking indicators revealed by AML monitoring to ensure data and analytics technology addresses most relevant institutional risks
  • Uncovering trafficking activity using new detection tools including graphical maps and cross-institutional collaboration tools
  • Outlining technology-enabled investigation and data collection practices to effectively support human trafficking-related suspicious activity report (SAR) filings

Who Should Attend

  • Law Enforcement
  • FIU/FCC Team Members
  • Compliance Officers
  • All Lines of Business
  • Information Technology


  • Global
  • North America
  • Bank
  • Law Enforcement


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John J. Byrne
  • John J. Byrne, Esq., CAMS

  • Vice Chairman
  • AML RightSource


Veronica Buckley
  • Veronica Buckley

  • All-Source Intelligence Analysis Manager
  • Polaris Project

Eric Schles
  • Eric Schles

  • Data Scientist
  • Elucd

Angel Swift
  • Angel Nguyen Swift, CAMS

  • Independent Consultant
  • Enigma Technologies, Inc.


Angel Nguyen Swift is Vice President of Compliance and Financial Crimes Solutions at Enigma, an Operational Data Management and Intelligence company headquartered in NYC. Enigma puts data in the context of the real world and makes it connected, open and actionable for the Fortune 500.

Ms. Swift recently joined Enigma from American Express, where she served as the Vice President of the Global Financial Crimes Compliance – Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and played an active role in re-envisioning and rebuilding FIU from the ground up. Today, the unit, a centralized global team of more than 300 people supporting the company in over 40 countries, is responsible for the end-to-end SAR process (monitoring, investigations and reporting), Sanctions screening, PEP/EDD reviews, and Anti-Corruption payments monitoring.

Since 2015, her mission at American Express was to more specifically focus on bringing best in class tools and technology to the virtual desks of compliance personnel at all levels, to maximize capabilities and gain meaningful intelligence in their areas of expertise.  Her role at Enigma will give her the opportunity to continue this mission full-time.

Prior to American Express, Ms. Swift served as a New York County Assistant District Attorney, where she prosecuted a plethora of cases including street level violent crimes, sex crimes, and long-term identity theft and cybercrime investigations.