FinCEN has released a final rule requiring banks and credit unions that are not regulated by the federal government to comply with Anti-Money Laundering regulations, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.
Due to recent high profile embezzlement cases, Jim Vilker argues that what the industry really needs is to slow down, check all the boxes, and get back to the basics of internal auditing.
With the prominent case of the embezzlement of $40 million at CBS Employees Credit Union still in the news, AuditLink’s Jim Vilker gets back to the basics of how credit unions can prevent this from happening at their own institutions. Welcome to Internal Controls 101!
Risk management isn’t as easy as buying a solution. In this CUSO Magazine exclusive, Jim Vilker and Patrick Sickels detail the three steps needed to set up an effective risk management system at your credit union.
A recent high profile embezzlement case has the credit union industry wondering how this could happen. Jim Vilker dives into it and credits part of the failure with a lack of basic oversight and best practices. What could credit unions change now to prevent the preventable?