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Interview: Human Trafficking and Financial Institutions

HSToday Executive Editor Kristina Tanasichuk discussed with Derek Benner, former Director at the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security & current Managing Director of Thomson Reuters Special Services, Federal Law Enforcement and Commercial team on the topic of human trafficking and financial institutions?

The financial services industry is frequently exploited by trafficking networks as they attempt to leverage legitimate systems to place, layer, and integrate illicit funds. New data from Thomson Reuters found that suspicious activity reports (SARs) filed by financial institutions relating to human trafficking are set to rise by nearly 40% this year

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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