Focus on Alternative Currencies Case Study: Protecting Your Organization from Virtual Currency Misuse (III of III)

  • When: Previously recorded on: September 10, 2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

Headline-grabbing cases involving virtual currency exchanges facilitating criminal schemes have underlined the need for increased cyber security and digital transparency. In dissecting these cases, common trends have emerged revealing suspicious transaction patterns and gaps in due diligence processes.

When on-boarding a virtual currency customer, it is essential that your organization has a comprehensive verification program to ensure adherence to due diligence guidelines.

Wrapping up the three-part virtual currency series, this session analyzes alternative currency case studies and focuses on the latest trends in illegal virtual currency activities. Be a part of this dynamic session as virtual currency experts provide insight into the latest criminal schemes and provide guidance that can protect your institution from virtual currency cybercrime.

Learning Objectives

  • Examining lessons learned from recent cases including Mt Gox, BTCKing and Silk Road
  • Spotting an emerging set of customer profiles that will help strengthen your KYC and CIP programs
  • Leveraging your existing AML controls to mitigate digital currency risks and spot criminal schemes

Who Should Attend

  • AML Compliance Officers
  • AML Training Officers
  • Consultants
  • Examiners
  • Executive Management
  • Financial Intelligence Unit Personnel
  • General and Corporate Counsel
  • Government Regulators
  • Investment Advisors
  • Law Enforcement Agents
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Transaction Monitoring Specialists


  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • Credit, Debit and Pre-paid Card Companies
  • Gaming Organizations
  • Government and Regulatory Agencies
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Money Service Businesses
  • Securities and Investment Firms


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Brian Stoeckert
  • Brian Stoeckert, CAMS

  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • CoinComply


David Griesbach
  • David Griesbach

  • Special Agent
  • Internal Revenue Service

Tate Jarrow
  • Tate Jarrow

  • Special Agent
  • United States Secret Service