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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a civil money penalty against Mian, Inc., doing business as Tower Package Store, a money services business (MSB). For almost three years, Mian committed significant and willful violations of the…
| SAR Technical Bulletin
| Speech
Good morning. It is a pleasure to be joining all of you today for this event. I would first like to thank the State Bar of Nevada’s Gaming Law Section, the American Gaming Association, and UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, for sponsoring today’s event. The fact that today’s conference is sold…
| Advisory
Restrictions on USD cash transactions in Mexico may have led criminal actors to use additional schemes, such as using “funnel accounts” in conjunction with trade-based money laundering, to launder illicit proceeds.The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this update to advise…
| Advisory
Passports Obtained Through St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program Used toFacilitate Financial Crime The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Advisory to alert financial institutions that certain foreign individuals are abusing the Citizenship-by-Investment…
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking the Independent Armored Car Operators Association for including FinCEN in its conference this year. I would like to start by just seeing a show of hands: Who here today has heard of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN, or is familiar…
| Administrative Ruling
  Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter of December 4, 2012, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) on behalf of your client, [the Company], regarding whether your client is a money services business (“MSB”) under FinCEN’s regulations.…
| Administrative Ruling
  Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter of August 9, 2013, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) on behalf of [ ] (the “Company”), about the Company’s status as a money services business (“MSB”) under the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”). Specifically…