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September 09, 2020

Zoom Meeting: Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance & MN Dept of Revenue Criminal Investigation Division Cases
September 09, 2020
8:30 AM - 11:15 AM
ZOOM Meeting


September 9, 2020 Zoom Quarterly Meeting

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$15.00 Guest / Non-Member Ticket

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Presentation #1:  Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Compliance

Di Thomson will give an overview of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance, AML trends in the market including typologies, emerging trends and practical tips for protecting your company. Topics include, but are not limited to, transaction laundering, legalization of cannabidoil, ghost rides in the taxi industry, suspicious activity reports, and so much more.

Di Thomson, CFE JD CAMS CRCM SADR, is a subject-matter expert with almost 20 years of experience in the fields of global anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism and watch list sanctions. Di is an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Officer for First Data Merchant Services & Global Financial Services. Di supports the US and Canada and has assumed interim Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) duties in Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. She also coordinates merchant acquiring activities with South Korea, Europe, Australia, India, China, Japan and Latin America.

 

Presentation #2:  Minnesota Department of Revenue Criminal Investigation Division Cases

Bill Connell and David McClung will present an overview of the Minnesota Department of Revenue Criminal Investigation Division, the types of cases they work on, how they get their cases, and cover 2-3 case examples. 

Bill Connell worked for Target Corporation for 35 years starting in Houston, Texas with a stop in Tampa, FL before coming to the Twin Cities.  He worked in a number of roles in both Assets Protection and Finance during his career at Target.  In 2018, Bill joined the State of Minnesota first working in a temporary role at the Commerce Fraud Bureau.  Later in 2018, he moved to the Department of Revenue as a Special Investigator.  He’s successfully investigated cases involving Residency, Sales & Use Tax, W2 Fraud as well as Non-filers.

Bill has a BA in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State University.  He also obtained his CFE in January 2017.

David McClung worked as a legislative assistant/office manager in the Washington, DC Office of Governor Arne H. Carlson. During his time in the Washington, DC Office he was promoted to deputy director and eventually director, coordinating the Minnesota’s federal relations lobbying program.

David joined the Minnesota Department of Revenue in 2005 and worked in the Collections Division on complex collection cases and the training unit. In February 2015, David joined the Criminal Investigation Division as a Revenue Special Investigator. During his time in CID he has investigated individual income tax non-filer, W-2 fraud, illegal tobacco, sales tax non-filer, sales tax permit revocation, and sales tax suppression cases.

David has a BA in Political Science from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois and a MS in National Security Policy Studies from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.