Binance Hires Former US Federal Regulation Enforcement Investigator Greg Monahan as World Cash Laundering Reporting Officer
Binance, the world’s main blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure supplier, has at present introduced the appointment of Greg Monahan, former US Treasury Felony Investigator, who joins the group as World Cash Laundering Reporting Officer (GMLRO).
Mr. Monahan has practically 30 years of credited authorities service, a majority of which as a US Treasury Felony Investigator, liable for tax, cash laundering and different associated monetary crime investigations. He has led complicated worldwide investigations which have resulted within the takedown of a few of the most prolific cybercriminals, nation-state actors and terrorist organizations.
“Binance has a powerful tradition of placing their customers first, from offering market-leading merchandise to supporting high-profile investigations that assist make the crypto trade a safer place,” mentioned Mr. Monahan. “My efforts will likely be centered on increasing Binance’s worldwide anti-money laundering (AML) and investigation applications, in addition to strengthening the group’s relations with regulatory and regulation enforcement our bodies worldwide.”
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) mentioned: “We’ve got at all times held Binance to the very best normal to safeguard our customers’ pursuits, and to that finish we’re at all times increasing our capabilities to make Binance and the broader trade a secure place for all members.”
“As a former US Federal Regulation Enforcement Investigator, Greg Monahan brings a wealth of AML and investigations expertise to Binance. We’re thrilled to welcome him to our staff as GMLRO and we stay up for his contributions.”
Karen Leong, who has held the GMLRO place since 2018, stays at Binance as Director of Compliance and continues to advertise compliance efforts inside the group.
Binance has grown its worldwide compliance staff and advisory board by 500% since 2020. Notable appointments embrace Jonathan Farnell as Director of Compliance, former FATF executives Rick McDonell and Josée Nadeau as compliance and regulatory advisors and former US Senator Max Baucus as coverage and authorities relations advisor.