'Are you related to Eamon Ryan?'- Revolut asked customer if he was linked to politician, blocked his account for not answering - AML Intelligence
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‘Are you related to Eamon Ryan?’- Revolut asked customer if he was linked to politician, blocked his account for not answering

Revolut is a British FinTech company that offers banking services through its app that has 1.3 million users in Ireland — or one in four Irish adults.

By Vish Gain for AMLi

In an unexpected consequence of the EU’s 4th AML directive, an Irish user of the UK-based banking app Revolut was asked by the company if he was related to an Irish politician — all because they shared the same surname.

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