Midweek Roundup: Online Streaming Platforms Doubling as Money Transmitters, UK Ruling Links Political Donor to Laundering Scheme, and More

Analysts told ACAMS that online streaming platforms that allow users to leave tips for content creators or make direct payments to each other outside the purview of licensed money transmission are highly vulnerable to illicit finance. More A U.K. businessman and top donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party received tens of millions of dollars through a web of bank accounts and offshore entities known as the Azerbaijani Laundromat, reported. More The "disruptive technology strike force," which consists of officials from the U.S. Justice Department, Commerce Department, FBI and other federal agencies, for the first time announced cases against...