WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will host a special virtual FinCEN Innovation Hours Program on October 14, 2021, focusing on the important role of digital identity to enhance financial services inclusion while supporting efforts to counter illicit activity that undermine the integrity and opportunity of the US financial system. 

WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has assessed a civil money penalty in the amount of $100 million against BitMEX, one of the oldest and largest convertible virtual currency derivatives exchanges, for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and FinCEN’s implementing regulations. 

WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today convened a virtual FinCEN Exchange with representatives from financial institutions, technology firms, third-party service providers, and federal government agencies to discuss ongoing concerns regarding ransomware, as well as efforts by the public and private sectors.  Topics discussed include cybercrime, trends and typologies, detection and reporting, and the recovery of funds after ransomware attacks.  This FinCEN Exchange builds upon