Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the Online Gaming Sector

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  • When: May 9, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Online gaming, including social gaming, mobile gaming, free-to-play and pay-to-play multiplayer gaming is expected to generate $1 trillion in total revenue by 2021. Vulnerable to some types of criminal exploitation arising from cross border activity, the use of alternative payment systems and ease of access to gaming sites, the online gaming segment and the risks it can pose continues to evolve in both size and complexity. Our panel of experts will provide up-to-date information on online gaming market trends, industry standards and regulations, and best practices to combat fraudulent players and activity.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyzing how online gaming is used by criminals to mask and launder money including gold farming, glitching and duping
  • Examining recent case studies to determine applicable lessons for mitigating online gaming-based financial crime risks
  • Tracing common typologies and detailing best practices to spot, combat and report suspicious online gaming activities
  • Reviewing AML best practices for online gaming according to the American Gaming Association’s Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming

Who Should Attend

  • Gaming Industry Compliance Officers
  • Bankers with Gaming Industry Clients
  • Legal/Audit Advisors to Gaming Organizations


  • Global
  • North America
  • Gaming/Casino
  • Banking
  • Legal


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Angel Swift
  • Angel Nguyen Swift, CAMS

  • Vice President, Compliance and Financial Crimes Solutions
  • Enigma


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. 


  • Paul Camacho, CAMS

  • Vice President of AML Compliance
  • Station Casinos

Nishi K. Gupta
  • Nishi K. Gupta

  • Vice President, Global Risk, Banking & Compliance
  • American Express

Kathleen McGee
  • Kathleen McGee

  • Counsel
  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP