The Egmont Group is happy to announce the winner of this 12 months’s Finest Egmont Group Case Award (BECA) –IMPA, Israel.

The Egmont Group has held the BECA competitors since 2011, and this 12 months marks its eleventh 12 months. The 2021 competitors was energetic, with 24 circumstances acquired from 16 FIUs. As an alternative of voting on the in-person Plenary, the Egmont Group members chosen the case submitted by IMPA, Israel, because the 2021 BECA Winner by way of a digital vote.

This case concerned a worldwide on-line playing community that operated in subtle and modern methods to arrange unlawful playing actions, gather and distribute funds, and launder the income of the illicit actions. IMPA initiated the case by way of an intensive strategic evaluation associated to on-line playing exercise and carried out by a multi-agency thematic Job Pressure, following suspicions of an unlawful on-line playing community’s operation and laundering of its illicit proceeds. Shut home cooperation and worldwide cooperation had been additionally key to the success of the investigation.

The Egmont Group additionally congratulates FIUs from Italy and Hungary on being finalists on this 12 months’s competitors.

The 2021 BECA Competitors featured circumstances on organized crime, tax evasion, unlawful on-line playing, corruption, terrorism, misuse of overseas cost playing cards, human trafficking, and varied frauds involving Enterprise Compromised E mail, telecoms, cryptocurrency, media information, COVID-19, actual property, to call a number of.

The Egmont Group and the Technical Help and Coaching Working Group sincerely thank all these concerned for his or her participation on this 12 months’s BECA.

A sanitized model of the profitable and finalist circumstances shall be featured within the 2020-2021 Egmont Group Annual Report.