NEW YORK, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
K2 Global™ announced today that it has appointed Mr. Thomas Bock as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Bock has over 18 years of experience serving the financial services industry in the areas of anti-money laundering, regulatory compliance, fraud investigations and risk management. He specializes in Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence, Transaction Monitoring, USA PATRIOT Act, Risk Assessments, Enhanced Due Diligence, FCPA and financial fraud investigations.
Vince D'Amelio, head of the New York Office for K2 Global, stated: "I have known and worked with Tom for over 14 years. He has a proven track record as an innovator and a creator of regulatory compliance technologies. This fits with K2 Global's strategy to offer our clients valuable and cost efficient solutions based upon our decades of experience and use of cutting edge technologies. Tom will lead our global product offerings in anti-money laundering compliance and investigation. Some of his major accomplishments include developing and implementing an anti-money laundering transaction monitoring and case management tool helping several global financial institutions assess millions of transactions, serving as senior project manager for an investigation relating to the Madoff Ponzi scheme, and managing and coordinating financial oversight of all construction companies involved in the World Trade Center debris removal project. Tom's expertise and leadership will help strengthen K2 Global's capacity to manage and mitigate our clients' risks around the world."
Mr. Bock previously worked as an Executive Director with Daylight Forensic & Advisory, a Director at KPMG and a financial fraud investigator at Republic National Bank. He holds a BA in Computer Information Systems and Finance from Manhattan College and a MS in Economic Crime Management from Utica College.
About K2 Global™
K2 Global™ provides specialized risk services and solutions to corporations, sovereign nations and individuals. Using our expertise in transactional risk assessment, corruption and fraud investigation, due diligence and asset recovery, we help clients navigate today's increasingly complex global business environment. K2 Global Partners, LLC, a privately-owned holding company, was founded in 2009 by Jules Kroll and Jeremy Kroll. K2 is focused on new businesses in the risk management arena, including K2 Global Consulting, and a new credit rating agency focused on structured financial products, Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. http://www.k2global.net
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