Expected outcomes

With the support of mentors from tech entrepreneurs and AML/CFT expert mentors, participants will leverage provided anonymized datasets and open source information to develop prototypes and proofs-of-concept that demonstrate the feasibility of novel solutions to address financial crimes. These includes but not limited to:

  • Scam prevention applications
  • Intelligent AML Software
  • Law enforcement techs
  • Software to strengthen payment gateways
  • Account Takeover Protection
  • Payment/ payer authenticators
  • 3D Security
  • Next-gen biometrics authenticator


A minimum of three team members need to get involved throughout the event. You don’t need to know coding to participate. We welcome business analysts, UI/UX designers, software developers, ML/AI enthusiasts.

Date : Virtual Hackathon between 1 to 7 July 2023

20 Apr - 3 June: Registration
29/30 May: Pre-hack webinar for participants
1 - 11 June: Virtual ideathon (1st stage)
15 - 21 June: Pre-hack webinar series
15 - 25 June: Online mentoring sessions
25 June: Deadline for demo video submission
7 July: Closing and prize giving ceremony
July - August: Virtual Pitching at FICG or APG Conferences.

Deadline for Registration :3 June 2023


Track 1: Public Sector

Financial Intelligence Units, Law Enforcement Agencies and Supervisors.

Track 2: Private Sector

Reporting Insitutions, Information Technology Service Providers and Fintech Communities.

Track 3: Open

Private Individual (Freelance Programmers, developers, data analysts, students).


USD 5,000
practical solution
expert mentors
Pitching at multilateral forums

AML Hackathon 2023

Organised by Bank Negara Malaysia in Strategic Partnership with the Financial Intelligence Consultative Group, a collective regional body, consisting of heads and senior representatives of FIUs from ASEAN, New Zealand and Australia.

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