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These FAQs are in addition to, and supplement, the FAQs entitled “Final Rule – Definitions and Other Regulations Relating to Prepaid Access,” which were issued on November 2, 2011. The 2011 FAQs are found at http://www.fincen.gov/sites/default/files/shared/20111102.pdf. Question 1: De minimis cash…
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a civil money penalty (CMP) against Thriftway Food Mart and its owner and compliance officer, Kustandy Rayyan, for willful and repeated violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Mr. Rayyan has admitted to conduct that…
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WASHINGTON, DC – Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with her Argentine counterpart, Mr. Mariano Federici, President of the Unidad de Informacion Financiera (UIF) of the Republic of Argentina. Ms.…
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On February 19, 2016 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) updated its list 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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Interagency Guidance to Issuing Banks on Applying Customer Identification Program Requirements to Holders of Prepaid Cards