Master Class Data & Graph Analytics for AML/KYC: Detecting U.S. and Latin America TBML Risk
Request an invite and save your seat for our upcoming live Master Class on Detecting U.S. and Latin America TBML Risk with with Senior Latin America Analyst, Bjorn Kjelstad.
Topics will include:
- Overview of trade based money laundering risk involving U.S. import/export companies
- Discussion of Tri-Border Area as epicenter of financial crime in South America
- Live investigation of an ongoing U.S. federal case targeting a TBML scheme in New York, Miami, and Paraguay
Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 UTC
Length: 60 Minutes
Accreditation: ACAMS Credit
Please note, due to the nature of this content, Sayari may revoke registration at any point without prior notification.
About your Sayari Team:
Bjorn Kjelstad is a senior Latin America Analyst at Sayari, where he specializes in using public records to investigate transnational criminal networks. He previously worked in Medellin, Colombia for InSight Crime, where he reported on organized crime, and is fluent in Spanish.
Jessica Abell is the Vice President of Content Strategy at Sayari. She has over a decade of experience investigating complex illicit financial networks, with a focus on developing innovative methods to exploit open source data. Prior to Sayari, she worked as a consultant on ISIL counter threat finance strategy in support of the interagency Counter ISIL Finance Cell, and she maintains an adjunct researcher position at the Institute for Defense Analyses. She has briefed her work to senior leadership across the private sector and the US government, including in the US intelligence community; combatant commands; Departments of Defense, Treasury, and State; and the National Security Council. She holds an MA in International Policy Studies and a BA in History, both from Stanford University, and is proficient in Farsi.
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