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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory today to U.S. financial institutions to highlight the connection between corrupt senior foreign political figures and their…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) reminds financial institutions and their customers that the final rule, “Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions” (the CDD Rule) becomes effective today.

FinCEN issued the CDD Rule, which amends Bank Secrecy Act…

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WASHINGTON— In a ceremony held at the U.S. Department of the Treasury today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recognized the outstanding efforts of law enforcement agencies that successfully used Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reporting in their criminal investigations. The BSA’s…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in coordination with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the U.S. Department of Justice, today announced the…

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a finding and notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, seeking to prohibit the opening or maintaining of a correspondent account in the…

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WASHINGTON — The United States Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) launched the FinCEN Exchange program today to enhance  information sharing with financial institutions.  As part of this program, FinCEN, in close coordination with law enforcement, will…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced an $8 million civil money penalty against Artichoke Joe’s, a California…

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a final rule under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act that severs Bank of Dandong, a Chinese bank that acts as a conduit for illicit North Korean financial activity,…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $2…

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WASHINGTON–The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an advisory to alert financial institutions of widespread public corruption in Venezuela and the methods Venezuelan senior political…