Biometrics Is Driving Big Changes in Anti-Money Laundering Activities

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Anti-money laundering (AML) remains a significant challenge for banks and financial institutions globally. As biometric technology becomes more reliable, affordable and innovative, it is driving remarkable changes on how regulators and institutions are combating with money laundering and terrorism financing (CTF). According to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the estimated amount of…

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Biometrics to Help Fight against Poverty in Africa

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There’s growing trend of deploying biometrics to distribute stipends or pension to the elderly in Africa in recent years. This is African government efforts to build an effective identification scheme in order to fight poverty in the region. According to the Centre for Global Development (CGD), the absence of proper identification tools inhibits citizens’ access…

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