This hearing was called by the Committee on Financial Services of the  U.S. House of Representatives and focused on illicit financial flows and the key role of the banking industry in combating human trafficking.

This hearing examines how financial institution’s monitor, review, and verify depository relations with a payment processor. In particular, the Subcommittee seeks to better understand potential problems and long-term challenges that exist, including examples of how human traffickers avoid detection.

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