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Intelligence Insights – An update from our Intelligence Team Q1 – 2022

Acuminors’ financial crime database is being continually updated by our own Intelligence Team. Our experts leverage experience from law enforcement, government and academia across several jurisdictions and are supported by machine learning and natural language processing models. The financial crime database is structured into threats and each threat is broken down into the relevant countries, channels and financial products that can be misused in each case.

Updates Q1, 2022

During the first quarter of 2022, Acuminor has published 9 releases of new data models containing analysis and content on different levels accessible in our products. On an international and European level updates have included changes on country risk lists published by FATF (jurisdictions under increased monitoring), the European Commission (the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes) and Transparency International (CPI-index).

Customers with access to financial crime threat intelligence on a domestic level for Norway and Sweden will see new and updated content from reports issued by domestic law enforcement and authorities. New financial crime threat intelligence for Norway include reports from the Norwegian Police Security Service (Politiets Sikkerhetstjeneste), the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) and the Norwegian National Security Authority (Nasjonal Sikkerhetsmyndighet). For Sweden, updates include reports from the Swedish Police Authority (Polismyndigheten), the Financial Intelligence Unit (Finanspolisen) and the Swedish Economic Crime Authority (Ekobrottsmyndigheten).

The intelligence team have started to analyse and add financial crime threat intelligence on domestic level for the UK with information provided by for example the NCA, MI5 and NECC. In addition, updates have been made related to the UK online gambling sector with information from the UK Gambling Commission.