About “Stephen Sargeant”
I am an Anti-Money Laundering Investigator (AML) and Law Enforcement Liaison at industry leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitfinex, I previously acquired AML experience working for international Bank, HSBC as an AML Investigations Manager. I have acquired many AML and cryptocurrency designations, including the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI) and Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI).
I am a FINTECH enthusiast that enjoys learning about Bitcoin, Blockchain and the future of the financial ecosystem. Passionate about helping others, I have written articles and produced podcasts on social media platform, LinkedIn, for professionals in the Financial Crime Compliance field. I have also also collaborated with many other industry leaders in creating events for Foreign Professionals and Women in Compliance. I am a frequent speaker about Blockchain investigations at International AML and Cryptocurrency Conferences and have created video and webinar content for ACAMS, TAMLO International and the AML Micro Learning Series.
I have co-authored ACAMS articles with Peter Warrack (CCO of Bitfinex) and others, discussing cryptocurrency suspicious indicators and I’m a contributing author to the “Project Participate Report”, which is a compilation of Suspicious Indicators, Typologies and other significant risks in the cryptocurrency industry, created with other industry leaders, for Regulators, Law enforcement and other industry stakeholders.