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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $2 million civil money penalty against Lone Star National Bank (Lone Star) of Pharr, Texas for willfully violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). The action underscores the dangers that…
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Financial Institutions should be aware of potential fraudulent activity related to disaster relief efforts. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this advisory to warn financial institutions about the potential for fraudulent transactions in the wake of disasters, including…
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Reports from financial institutions are critical to stopping, deterring, and preventing the proceeds tied to suspected Venezuelan public corruption from moving through the U.S. financial system. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this advisory to alert financial…
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WASHINGTON–The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an advisory to alert financial institutions of widespread public corruption in Venezuela and the methods Venezuelan senior political figures and their associates may use to move and hide proceeds of their corruption. The…
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On June 23, 2017, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) updated its list of jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) deficiencies.  The changes may affect U.S. financial institutions’ obligations and risk-based approaches with respect…
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Certain South Sudanese senior political figures may seek to abuse the financial system. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Advisory to alert U.S. financial institutions about the possibility that certain South Sudanese senior political figures may try to use the U.S…