30 episodes

Welcome to FinCrime Spotlight, the podcast that looks to shine a light on the FinTech community and their fight against financial crime.

FinTechs have disrupted the financial services industry and have transformed the ways in which we identify, monitor and expose bad actors and criminal organisations.

FinCrime Spotlight will offer listeners the opportunity to hear from the FinCrime fighters on the front line, delve into fincrime investigations, examine the technology underpinning the industry, and explore the social impact of financial crime.

FinCrime Spotlight, is brought to you by the FinTech FinCrime Exchange, the largest global community of anti-financial crime professionals working for the world’s most progressive FinTechs.

This podcast is hosted by FINTRAIL.

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Welcome to FinCrime Spotlight, the podcast that looks to shine a light on the FinTech community and their fight against financial crime.

FinTechs have disrupted the financial services industry and have transformed the ways in which we identify, monitor and expose bad actors and criminal organisations.

FinCrime Spotlight will offer listeners the opportunity to hear from the FinCrime fighters on the front line, delve into fincrime investigations, examine the technology underpinning the industry, and explore the social impact of financial crime.

FinCrime Spotlight, is brought to you by the FinTech FinCrime Exchange, the largest global community of anti-financial crime professionals working for the world’s most progressive FinTechs.

This podcast is hosted by FINTRAIL.

    Jas Randhawa explores financial crime based on the film ‘The Laundromat’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Jas Randhawa explores financial crime based on the film ‘The Laundromat’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we learn from insurance fraud and a pair of Panama City law partners exploiting the world's financial system in a Hollywood movie? Quite a lot, it seems!
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Jas to explore all of this, and more, based on the film ‘The Laundromat’. 
    Jas is the Head of Financial Crimes for Stripe's (US) and leads the company's AML and Sanctions programs.  Prior to Stripe, he managed PwC's Financial Crimes Fintech practice across the US West Coast. He has over 15 years of experience with building and managing programs in the Financial Crimes and Compliance space. Digital Identity / eKYC and using technology to solve financial crimes are areas he's passionate about. Jas is a regular speaker at industry events, a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and an executive committee member of the West Coast AML Forum (WCAML).

    • 50 min
    Micah Willbrand explores financial crime based on the film ‘Office Space’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Micah Willbrand explores financial crime based on the film ‘Office Space’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we learn about employee fraud and amateur criminals involved in money laundering from its interpretation in a late 90s American comedy film? Quite a lot, it seems!
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Micah to explore all of this, and more, based on the film ‘Office Space’. 
    Micah Willbrand is VP of product for AML services at Jumio. Willbrand brings extensive experience to Jumio as a strategic and operational leader for some of the industry’s marquee brands, including Experian, NICE Actimize, RELX and GB Group, in anti-money laundering, risk management, identity and authentication solutions. Willbrand oversees the integration and expansion of the Beam Solutions AML platform acquisition as it is adopted by Jumio customers and channel partners.

    • 53 min
    Elizabeth Bramlage explores financial crime based on the TV series and story of Piper Kerman: ‘Orange is the New Black’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Elizabeth Bramlage explores financial crime based on the TV series and story of Piper Kerman: ‘Orange is the New Black’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we takeaway from this true story of a privileged, well educated women caught up in money laundering? Quite a lot, it seems!
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Elizabeth to explore all of this, and more, based on the TV series and story of Piper Kerman: ‘Orange is the New Black’.
    Elizabeth Bramlage is Chief Marketing Officer at ComplyAdvantage. Elizabeth has over 16 years of payments and technology experience. Prior to ComplyAdvantage, Elizabeth launched marketing in the U.S. for Klarna and worked for over 8 years in marketing and account management for American Express. Elizabeth began her career launching home product categories for Amazon. Elizabeth is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of Michigan.

    • 49 min
    Tom Keatinge explores financial crime based on Amazon Prime’s Jack Ryan series, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Tom Keatinge explores financial crime based on Amazon Prime’s Jack Ryan series, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we learn about responses to terrorist financing from its portrayal on TV? Quite a lot, it seems!
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Tom to explore all of this, and more, based on Amazon Prime’s Jack Ryan series.
    Tom is the Director of Royal United Services Institute’s (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies (CFCS), which he founded in 2014 having left 20 years in investment banking. RUSI is a defence and security think-tank based in London. His journey from banking to the think-tank world came via a Masters at King’s College London in 2012, where his research focused on the effectiveness of the global response to terrorist financing.

    • 39 min
    Charlotte Lowry explores financial crime based on the BBC TV series adaptation of Misha Glenny’s book ‘McMafia’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Charlotte Lowry explores financial crime based on the BBC TV series adaptation of Misha Glenny’s book ‘McMafia’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we discover about the evolving networks of international organised crime and human trafficking from its representation in a TV drama? Quite a lot, it seems! 
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Charlotte to explore all of this, and more, based on the BBC TV series adaptation of Misha Glenny’s book ‘McMafia’.
    Charlotte is currently the Anti-Money Laundering lead at Copenhagen based FinTech Pleo, focused on streamlining the future of business spending. With a background in both consultancy and at major banks, her experience in FinCrime varies from large-scale US mafia investigations to white collar crimes. She is passionate about good compliance built into slick tech and collaborative approaches to fighting the good fight.

    • 47 min
    Niels Pedersen explores financial crime based on the 1993 American legal thriller ‘The Firm’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    Niels Pedersen explores financial crime based on the 1993 American legal thriller ‘The Firm’, with the FinTech FinCrime Exchange community.

    What can we learn about why people get tempted into bad choices through their own life narratives and the incentives and circumstances they are exposed to, from its portrayal in film? Quite a lot, it seems! 
    Gemma Rogers, Co-Founder, FINTRAIL sits down with Niels to explore all of this, and more, based on the 1993 American legal thriller 'The Firm'. 
    Niels Pedersen is the author of Financial Technology: Case Studies in Fintech Innovation. He is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Lecturer on Manchester Metropolitan University’s MSc Financial Technology degree. Before entering academia, he worked at PwC and the Prudential Regulation Authority. In addition to his university teaching, Niels conducts corporate training seminars on technology-related topics. His thoughts have been featured in Newsweek, the Financial Times, and on BBC Radio Scotland. 

    • 41 min

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