TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 25, 2016) - Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU), a financial technology company operating a global, 100%-reserved gold-based financial network, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Goldmoney USA Limited has registered with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), complying with the Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer standards of a Money Transmitter. The registration will allow Goldmoney to extend P2P gold transfer capabilities to Network users in the United States, enabling them to send and receive title to vaulted gold on the Goldmoney Network via text, email, and other internet-based messaging platforms. The expanded roll out of U.S.-based P2P transfer capabilities and related Network features will continue to occur on a state-by-state basis, and users in approved states will be notified as new features are unveiled.
"We're pleased to expand P2P gold transfer functionality for Goldmoney Personal and Business users in the U.S., enabling more Americans to instantly send and receive any value of gold on our closed-loop network, and efficiently transact globally without unnecessary fees and delays. For the benefit of our Network users and all Goldmoney stakeholders, we are committed to operating the Goldmoney Network at the highest standards of transparency and accountability, including global best practices in account security, regulatory oversight, and compliance," said Josh Crumb, Chief Strategy Officer of Goldmoney Inc. "Effectively connecting fintech innovation with gold, the world's universal and best performing store of value, the Goldmoney Network successfully safeguards users from foreign exchange volatility and the costs and delays of exchanging value globally, while doing so in a safe and transparent environment with appropriate regulatory oversight."
Goldmoney Network users in the U.S. can instantly redeem and settle to a verified bank account in USD within 24 hours, or order physical gold delivery (in cubes, coins, or bars) for one percent of the gold price at redemption. All gold purchased by Goldmoney Network users is 100% allocated, and securely stored and insured without charge in Brink's vaults located around the world.
About Goldmoney Inc.
Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) is a mission-driven financial technology company that operates the world's largest 100%-reserved gold-based savings and payments network. Goldmoney® provides financial services as a trusted third-party, combining the unique attributes of gold with technology-driven innovation. Through the Goldmoney Network, comprised of Goldmoney Personal and Goldmoney Business, anyone with internet access can buy, sell, transfer, earn, or redeem physical allocated gold. Goldmoney Wealth offers bespoke precious metals custody and wealth services, trading and execution, card services, tax-free retirement accounts and independent research to high net worth individual investors and institutions. Goldmoney Inc. has more than 1.27 million user signups from more than 150 countries and $1.8 billion in client assets under administration (as at October 24, 2016). Goldmoney Network is registered with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). Goldmoney Wealth is regulated as a Money Services Business by the Jersey Financial Services Commission. For more information about Goldmoney, visit goldmoney.com.
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