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John F. Walsh, Chief Executive Officer and President, SightSpan Inc. to Speak at KC’s Fraud and Money Laundering in Banking & Finance Live Webcast

New York, NY, October 07, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that John F. Walsh, Chief Executive Officer and President, SightSpan Inc. will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Fraud and Money Laundering in Banking & Finance.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About John F. Walsh

John Walsh is President and CEO of SightSpan Inc. since 2007, SightSpan is an International Consulting and Training firm specializing in Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Security and Overall Business Process Improvement. SightSpan assist private and government clients address critical and confidential projects throughout the world. SightSpan has offices in the USA, The Middle East and Southeast Asia.

John has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, with direct responsibility for Risk Management, Security, and Anti-Laundering Laundering (AML), Combating Terrorist Financing (CTF) and Corporate Security matters for the majority of his professional career. John has been engaged in designing effective methods of combining relevant data, client information and technical tools to determine suspicious activity related to money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud. He has also designed information sharing processes and investigation methodologies that combine AML/CTF and Fraud processes to protect entities from risks from both within and outside. John has established and trained members of Financial Investigations Units and Financial Crime Specialist globally and personally works in high risk areas designing methods to detect and reduce global criminal activities for both private and public organizations.

John is a Certified Compliance Officer (CCO), an active member of the Association of Anti-money Laundering Professionals (ACAMS), He is also a member of the Arab American Bankers Association and the Certified Fraud Examiners Association, Global Association of Risk Professionals and several Security groups, where he keeps up to date on current information and advancements within the corporate and general security risk management arena.

About SightSpan Inc.

SightSpan Inc. provides risk management services to financial services institutions and government organizations, combining functional knowledge and technical expertise in a highly effective manner. SightSpan and its professional team is capable of producing work product in multiple languages (Arabic and Spanish included) and is well positioned to work both remotely or on-site with global organizations or clients located in remote locations. The SightSpan Group has teams of experts and offices in the North America, The Middle East and SE Asia and is well placed to deal with sensitive and mission critical issues with short notice on a global basis. Practice areas include Risk Management (AML/CTF/Fraud/Corporate Risk), Security, Training and Operational Process Improvement.

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Event Synopsis:

Fraud and money laundering continue to be omnipresent in the Banking sector and the illegal schemes are becoming increasingly more sophisticated.

In this two-hour live webcast, the Knowledge Group has organized a panel of key experts and thought leaders to uncover the hidden links between fraud and money laundering operations in banks and finance companies as well as an understanding of the latest schemes. The speakers will provide an in-depth analysis of analytics involved in these crimes, a discussion on the latest developments in investigations and operations and best practices to strengthen your risk reduction process to prevent the negative impact of fraud and money laundering.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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