Integrity in Mobile Phone Financial Services: Measures for by Pierre-Laurent Chatain, Raul Hernandez-Coss, Kamil Borowik,

By Pierre-Laurent Chatain, Raul Hernandez-Coss, Kamil Borowik, Andrew Zerzan

Integrity in Mobil cell monetary companies explores techniques to spot and deal with strength funds laundering and terrorist financing dangers in cellular monetary prone. The paper presents tips at the most sensible technique of assessing perceived as opposed to real hazards and identifies particular measures to mitigate the particular hazards.

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Subscribers’ sensitive information became accessible through the Internet and was used by unauthorized users for illicit transactions. Following this incident, Moneta Cash was discontinued (Kim 2006). This case raised discussion about the regulation of privately-owned settlement systems, the need for stringent sanctions, and the importance of high-quality IT systems for banks and other institutions to safeguard electronic customer records and transactions. Following data leaks, e-finance regulations have become more risk-sensitive.

The group plays an active role in developing new products and monitors automated controls in particular channels for fraud and ML detection. Guidelines FATF Recommendation 25 requires competent authorities to establish guidelines that will assist financial institutions to implement and comply with their AML and CFT obligations. At a minimum, the guidelines should give assistance on issues covered under the relevant FATF Recommendations including: (i) a description of ML and TF techniques and methods and (ii) any additional methods that these institutions could take to ensure that their AML and CFT measures are effective (FATF 2006a).

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