Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Caribbean Virtual Conference 2020
Senior Consultant Barbara Martinez will join the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Caribbean Virtual Conference 2020 for a panel titled "Hidden in Plan Sight: Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery." The conference will assess new tech trends affecting risk management and examine best practices for areas from anti-bribery and corruption to sanctions compliance. Panelists will dive into the complexities of correspondent banking relationships, resilience in the face of the pandemic, and fighting human trafficking.
Topic covered during Ms. Martinez's panel include:
- Identifying typologies of suspicious activity to flag activities such as funnel account usage that indicate potential human trafficking and modern-day slavery
- Analyzing the role of compliance officers as a line of defense against the exploitation of vulnerable persons to build institutional expertise and strengthen investigative protocols
- Formalizing institutional measures to identify, report, and mitigate risks associated with these crimes such as training and partnerships with law enforcement and NGOs