In its effort to drive research in the area of Islamic Financial Criminology, the Accounting Research Institute (ARI)
always seeks for potential strategic research partners to carry out its research. Beside dealing with fundamental issues that necessitate research, ARI researchers are also keen to develop innovative research products that could be used by practitioners. Recently, one research group under the financial criminology cluster, invited an international company, TESS to participate in a focus group discussion to develop anti-money laundering tools using artificial intelligence technology. Also presence in the discussion are experts in the areas of artificial intelligene (AI)from International Islamic University (IIUM), software development and Anti money laundering specialists. The research project titled "Developing money laundering and and financial fraud indicators using artifial technology" is headed by Associate Professor Dr Zuraidah Mohd Sanusi from ARI. ARI thanks officers/researchers from TESS - Mr Satish (Vice President), Mr Peter Ong (Executive Director)and Mr Yap (Director, Financial Services). We also thank Mr Aaron Lau, ACAMS Trainer; Dr Abiodun Musa Aibinu and his team from the Department of Mechatronic Engineering, IIUM and ARI research team members for taking part in the discussion sessions.