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Drug traffickers, corrupt officials, money launderers, and other criminals seek to exploit real estate transactions to hide their illicit profits, conceal their identities, and launder funds. This Advisory should be shared with: Real Estate Professionals Organization Executives…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the issuance of revised Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used to pay for high-end residential real estate in seven…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in coordination with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, assessed a $110,003,314 civil money penalty today against BTC-e a/k/a Canton Business Corporation (BTC-e) for willfully violating U.S. anti-…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) held its third annual Law Enforcement Awards ceremony today at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  FinCEN presented awards to law enforcement agencies that use Bank Secrecy Act reporting provided by financial institutions in their…
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In its April 14, 2017 order granting FinCEN's motion for summary judgment, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia lifted the stay blocking the implementation of the March 31, 2016 Final Rule imposing a prohibition on opening or maintaining correspondent accounts for, or on behalf of,…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced today the settlement of claims under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) against Thomas E. Haider, the former Chief Compliance Officer of MoneyGram International, Inc.…