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| Advisory
On October 23, 2015 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…
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WASHINGTON – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that will temporarily require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind companies used to pay “all cash” for high-end residential real estate in the…
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $200,000 civil money penalty against a Los Angeles precious metals business, as well as its owner and compliance officer. B.A.K. Precious Metals, Inc. (B.A.K.), its sole owner, Bogos Karaoglanyan…
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $200,000 civil money penalty against a Los Angeles precious metals business, as well as its owner and compliance officer. B.A.K. Precious Metals, Inc. (B.A.K.), its sole owner, Bogos Karaoglanyan…