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WASHINGTON, D.C. – To enhance and reinforce coordination with Mexican authorities on a variety of operational and regulatory anti-money laundering initiatives, FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery and Mexico’s National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) President Jaime Gonzalez Aguade have…
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An updated version of the Discrete (online) Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), FinCEN 114, is now available on the BSA E-Filing System. This version now provides the ability to select or enter a late filing reason and has a new section to enter Third Party Preparer information.We…
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Update regarding activity associated with regulatory restrictions imposed on Mexican financial institutions for transactions in U.S. currency. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Advisory to update financial institutions on activity associated with regulatory…
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Good morning. I would like to thank the American Gaming Association for inviting me to speak with you today. Let me begin with a brief overview of FinCEN, for those of you who might not be as familiar with our role. FinCEN is a bureau of the Treasury Department, and reports to the Undersecretary…
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VIENNA, Va. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $4.1 million civil money penalty against Saddle River Valley Bank in Saddle River, New Jersey. FinCEN has determined that the bank violated several provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) from 2009…
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $37.5 million civil money penalty against TD Bank, N.A. for failure to file suspicious activity reports related to the massive Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Florida attorney Scott Rothstein. The…
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On June 21, 2013, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) updated its lists of jurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies. These changes may affect U.S. financial institutions’ obligations and risk-based approaches with respect to relevant jurisdictions. As part of the FATF’s listing and…
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will hold an Informational Webinar on Thursday, September 19, 2013, to discuss technical specifications related to the electronic filing of the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR).The Webinar will provide participants with an…