Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) are issuing a supplemental joint alert urging continued vigilance on the part of U.S. financial institutions for potential attempts by Russia to evade U.S. export controls.

Prepared remarks of FinCEN Acting Director Himamauli Das before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services

WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has assessed a $1.5 million civil money penalty on South Dakota-chartered The Kingdom Trust Company (Kingdom Trust) for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and its implementing regulations. This is FinCEN’s first enforcement action against a trust company.