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News Publication date: March 25, 2024

Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering Invites Financial Market Participants to Contribute to Center‘s Activities

The Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering, bringing together experts from the public and private sectors, invites financial technology (FinTech) companies, credit unions, other financial institutions, and national development agencies to contribute to the Center’s activities. The admission of new members will be gradual.

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ExpertsNews Publication date: March 18, 2024

The increased risk of terrorist financing: now is the right time to review CTF programs

In response to the events in Israel in October the last year, the U.S. Financial Intelligence unit (FINCEN) released a warning regarding potential threats, related to financial flows intended to finance terrorist activities of HAMAS. At the end of January this year, Spanish officials reported the arrest in Barcelona of a thirty-year old who created a system for supporting the terrorists with crypto currencies. He collected sums totaling approximately 200 000 EUR. In such a background of global events our country is not unique.

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News Publication date: September 28, 2022

Events in Vilnius on European Sanctions and Illicit Finance Monitoring and Analysis Network jointly organised by the Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering and RUSI

As a part of the Euro SIFMANet Project, the Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering (AML Center) and the Royal United Institute Services Institute (RUSI) hosted roundtable discussions for experts on sanctions and illicit finance yesterday in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Publication date: September 15, 2022

Major international workshop aims to strengthen the Lithuanian financial sector’s capacity to fight economic crime through collaboration

On 15th September 2022, the Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering in Lithuania, together with the UK Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), convened a high-level international workshop to explore how to enhance the detection of economic crime in Lithuania through private-sector collaboration. 

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2 trillion EUR

It is estimated that around EUR 2 trillion is laundered by financial fraudsters worldwide every year.