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VIENNA, Va. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today released an analysis of Mortgage Fraud SAR Filings in Calendar Year 2012. FinCEN’s data on suspected mortgage fraud shows that reports declined 25 percent in 2012 (from 92,561 to 69,277) as compared to the previous year. The past…
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Responding to the needs of many filers who submit Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) jointly with spouses, or wish to submit them via third-party preparers, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today introduced FinCEN Form 114(a), Record of Authorization to…
| Administrative Ruling
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ('FinCEN') is issuing this administrative ruling in response to issues and concerns related to FinCEN ruling FIN-2009-R002.1 That ruling clarified that, when an armored car service ('ACS') is contracted to conduct transactions on behalf of a customer of a…
| Administrative Ruling
  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) is issuing this administrative ruling in response to issues and concerns related to FinCEN ruling FIN-2009-R002.1 That ruling clarified that, when an armored car service (“ACS”) is contracted to conduct transactions on behalf of a customer of a…
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VIENNA, Va. – In an effort to provide law enforcement authorities with needed information, while also considering operational practicality for both financial institutions and their customers, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued the following exceptive administrative…
| Advisory
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) is issuing this Advisory to supplement information previously provided on the serious threat of money laundering, terrorism finance, and proliferation finance emanating from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“North Korea” or “DPRK”),1 and…
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VIENNA, Va. – Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), announced that FinCEN’s reorganization will be implemented as of today.“Since becoming FinCEN’s Director, my priority has been getting the best we can from our data, our unique authorities, and…
| Guidance
As a reminder, as stated in previous Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Notice(s) to financial institutions,1 FinCEN recognizes that financial institutions may, on limited occasions, have administrative difficulties in submitting Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reports electronically within the…
| Speech
Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be joining you at this event to discuss the potential, perplexities, and promises of the virtual economy. I would like to thank our co-hosts, Thomson Reuters, as well as the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, for inviting me to join you…