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Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth A. Blanco delivered remarks virtually today at the ACAMS AML Conference. He discussed FinCEN’s response to the global health crisis, shared the latest trends that FinCEN is seeing related to COVID-19 and related frauds, and provided an…
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      Prepared Remarks Kenneth A. Blanco Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network   ACAMS AML Conference (Virtual) September 29, 2020   Good morning.  It is a pleasure to be joining you all and I would like to thank Kieran Beer for inviting me to be a part of today’s virtual event…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on a wide range of questions pertaining to potential regulatory amendments under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  The proposals under consideration are…
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WASHINGTON—To ensure consistent Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) coverage across the banking industry, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a final rule that requires minimum standards for anti-money laundering programs for banks lacking a Federal functional regulator.  The final…
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is aware that various media outlets intend to publish a series of articles based on unlawfully disclosed Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), as well as other sensitive government documents, from several years ago. As FinCEN has stated previously,…
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WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today issued a joint statement clarifying that Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) due diligence…