JP Morgan artificial intelligence researcher says AI goal is to 'eradicate financial crime'

J.P. Morgan envisions a chief role for artificial intelligence in putting an end to financial crimes, the company’s head of AI research said Monday. Financial crimes that institutions like J.P. Morgan might have to reckon with include money laundering, sanctions violations, fraud and outright cyber theft. Across all industries and organizations, financial crime cost companies and organizations $1.45 trillion in 2019, according to one estimate, with cybercrime and fraud reportedly the most common varieties. “There is this concept of values” for AI, said Manuela Veloso, who besides her work for J.P. Morgan has worked as a professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s school of computer science. “First, we want AI to be able to eradicate financial crime.” Veloso’s comments came Monday during AI Week, an event produced by Scoop News Group. Along with direct money heists, cybercriminals run afoul of the law in other ways that can be categorized as financial … Continue reading JP Morgan artificial intelligence researcher says AI goal is to ‘eradicate financial crime’