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At The Front Lines of Anti-Money Laundering: Leading Experts Join TrustedPeer Business Network

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Efforts to stem money laundering have resulted in more challenging compliance requirements on financial institutions and aggressive prosecutions of those that fail to comply. Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations now require that financial institutions have comprehensive AML programs that are reviewed periodically by independent AML experts.

San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2013

TrustedPeer, Inc., a private company connecting business professionals with an online network of leading business experts, announces the launch of seven of North Americas top experts in Anti-Money Laundering on its unique business consulting platform at http://www.trustedpeer.com.

Money laundering is a global problem that supports violent drug traffickers and transnational criminal organizations. A recent U.S. Senate report estimated that $1.6 trillion or 2.7 percent of the worlds GDP was laundered in 2009 (the most recent year for which an estimate is available). Illicit funds are directly responsible for the violence and deaths ca used by criminal groups around the world, according to the Senates report.

Efforts to stem money laundering have resulted in increasingly stiffer compliance requirements on financial institutions and aggressive prosecutions of those that fail to comply. HSBC Bank, for example, was fined $1.9 billion for widespread failures involving laundered money from Mexican and Colombian drug cartels.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations require that financial institutions have comprehensive AML programs that are reviewed periodically by independent AML experts.

Each of TrustedPeers AML Experts has more than 20 years experience in industry, government and Anti -Money Laundering compliance and is a recognized leader in his or her specialty within AML. They consult with clients across all relevant industries after careers that included high-ranking positions in the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury and Commerce, the U.S. Customs Service, the FBI, the IRS and Canadas Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Here is the list of TrustedPeer Anti-Money Laundering Experts available for consulting sessions through TrustedPeers web platform, http://www.trustedpeer.com:

Connie Fenchel Anti-Money Laundering - Banks / Anti-Money Laundering - Money Services Businesses President | AML Experts, Inc.

35 years of government and private sector experience in law enforcement, regulatory and management expertise in the areas of regulatory compliance, financial crimes and customs violations Former Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) - U.S. Department of the Treasury Former Executive Director of Operations, Director of Financial Investigations, Group Supervisor, and Special Agent for the U.S. Customs Service Dennis Lormel- Counter-Terrorist Financing - Compliance Program President | DML Associates, LLC Internationally recognized expert on terrorist financing with client banks ranging from small (Regions Bank, Ally Bank) to multi-national (J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch) As the FBI's Chief of Terrorist Financing Operations Section, conceived of and directed the initiative that identified the funding of the 9/11 attacks CIA George H. W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism DOJ, Criminal Division, Assistant Attorney General Award for Investigative Initiative Provides topical insights to Congressional committees and to media outlets including: The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and CBS Priscilla Rabb Ayres - AML/OFAC - Enterprise Risk Assessment Principal | L. Franklin Associates