The Right Decisions Mean Everything

Regulations continue to increase, CEOs demand better efficiency, and new technology makes claims you aren’t sure are real. These constant pressures make your efforts to improve AML feel complicated.


i3strategies Works with You to Strengthen AML

Modern AML programs integrate people + technology, understanding what each does best and making the most of both.

Improving your program is challenging when most work is spent responding to yesterday’s problem.

We understand the AML future looks unclear. All the new technology and talk of change makes things feel uncertain. But continuing to operate your program as it is today is not sustainable.

i3strategies understands this reality and brings 20 years of experience building AML programs and building AML technology companies. We understand what drives AML officers and we understand new technology – the myths from the reality, what works and what doesn’t, and the right way to integrate new tech for your team.

i3stategies works with you to modernize AML programs, ensuring you are ready for the new, always increasing challenges we face in AML.

Our Leadership

Real Experts, With Real Experience



For over 16 years Vic has built and led AML programs.  As a former Chief AML Officer at three US financial institutions, Vic understands the challenges AML officers and their teams face as they work to improve compliance and operations.

Since founding i3strategies in 2015, Vic has advised more than 30 organizations worldwide on integrating modern approaches to improve AML programs.

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A recognized innovator in AML and financial crimes risk, Vic works with FinTech and private equity firms advising on product development and investments.  Vic is also the Founder & CEO of THE DATA INITIATIVE, a RegTech company unifying thousands of AML data sources into an easy to use application that speeds up work and strengthens compliance.

David Caruso
SENIOR Partner

David is among the most accomplished AML leaders of the past 20 years.  He has been an AML Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, CEO of an AML consulting firm, and executive of a successful AML RegTech software company.  

David’s unique experience and perspective means he understands the issues facing AML officers, particularly issues around integrating new technology needed for AML teams to improve operations.

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David works side-by-side with AML teams, management, and boards of directors. Since 1996, David has worked with and advised more than 100 US and international financial institutions.

Serving FinTech, Private Equity, Tech Start-Ups, & Government

i3strategies’ unique perspective and experience helps FinTech and technology start-ups understand how AML markets, programs, regulation works. We work with Private Equity to research opportunities for growth, offer on the ground insight and advise on strategic investments.


The financial services ecosystem is all connected. FinTech need access to payment systems and networks that require AML compliance. i3strategies understands AML from both perspectives, setting up FinTech for success.

Private Equity

AML and Financial Crime Compliance is a growing industry. Investment and acquisition activity are increasing. i3strategies is an advisor that understands all facets of AML business, including technology & software.

Tech Start-up

As AML RegTech founders ourselves, we know the AML market, its needs, what buyers want, and how to gain traction. Benefit from our lessons learned and success.


i3strategies experience in Financial Crime and Threat Finance detection enable us to assist our government partners and their growing needs to stay ahead of bad actors.

i3strategies is an approved contractor with the US Government (CAGE Code 7L4MS / NAICS Code 541611 / DUNS # 80183955).