“Hackers tend to go for the easy money, and members are much easier targets than credit unions,” says Randy Romes, principal of information security at CliftonLarsonAllen. “In instances of cybercrime, the weakest link is the end user.”
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said Thursday that the field-of-membership rule changes proposed by the National Credit Union Administration at its open board meeting will provide greater choice for consumers, as well as flexibility for credit unions to better serve their communities.
Human trafficking, money laundering, trade-based money laundering and terrorist financing all come with their own sets of red flags for financial institutions. In addition, entities such as money services businesses and cash-intensive businesses can be legitimate, but also have potential to be used for illicit activities.