RESTON, Va., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of correctional technology solutions and an innovator in payment services solutions for government, today announced Ms. Sheila R. McCrary, GTL's Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Compliance Officer, was recently awarded the widely recognized Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the world's leading organization for professionals in the anti-money laundering (AML) field.
The CAMS designation is awarded to professionals who successfully complete a rigorous examination demonstrating their aptitude and expertise in anti-money laundering detection and enforcement. The examination covers money laundering and terrorist financing methods, and best practices to stop these and other financial crimes. It also covers key legislation worldwide, global AML standards and developing defenses for financial institutions to stop terrorist financing and money laundering.
"Earning the CAMS credential places Ms. McCrary in an elite group of AML professionals and assures employers in the private and public sectors they are working with someone with essential knowledge and background in this crucial and challenging field," said John Byrne, CAMS, Executive Vice President of ACAMS.
"The compliance team makes a critical contribution to GTL Financial Services and the CAMS Certification is a major accomplishment," explains Ronny Park, Sr. Vice-President - Payment Services at GTL. "This further validates the experience and expertise Sheila brings as the leader of that group."
For more information, please visit www.acams.org
About Global Tel*Link
GTL is the leading provider of integrated correctional technology solutions, delivering financial value, security, and ease of operation to our customers through visionary products and solutions at the forefront of corrections innovation. As a trusted correctional industry leader, GTL provides service to approximately fifty percent of inmates nationwide, including service to 33 state departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 32 of the largest city/county facilities. GTL is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, with more than 10 regional offices across the country. To find out more about GTL, please visit our website www.gtl.net. You can also view us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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