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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…
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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…
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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…
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WASHINGTON—Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Michael Mosier today announced he will depart FinCEN at the end of the week for a new opportunity, after serving as the organization’s acting director. Himamauli "Him" Das, a national security expert with experience at the…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced it will convene a FinCEN Exchange in August 2021 with representatives from financial institutions, other key industry stakeholders, and federal government agencies to discuss ongoing concerns regarding ransomware, as well…
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WASHINGTON—Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Michael Mosier today announced leadership additions to the bureau.  Michele Korver, who led a distinguished career at the United States Department of Justice, now serves as FinCEN’s first-ever Chief Digital Currency Advisor. …
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is informing U.S. financial institutions that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that establishes international standards to combat money laundering, counter the financing of terrorism, and combat weapons of…
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WASHINGTON—Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Michael Mosier today announced FinCEN’s delivery of two key requirements pursuant to the Anti-Money Laundering of 2020 (the “AML Act”), which includes the Corporate Transparency Act.  This special statement from the Acting…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued the first government-wide priorities for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) policy (the “Priorities”), following consultation with other relevant Department of the Treasury offices, as…