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FinCEN's Office of Strategic Communications responds to questions from the media concerning Bank Secrecy Act requirements, FinCEN's mission, enforcement actions, and rulings. Media organizations with questions and/or requests for information or interviews can reach FinCEN's Office of Strategic Communications at 703-905-3770.

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Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth A. Blanco today hosted a virtual ceremony to recognize the recipients of this year’s FinCEN Director’s Law Enforcement Awards.  FinCEN announced this year’s recipients in…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Federal Reserve Board today invited comment on a proposed rule that would amend the recordkeeping and travel rule regulations under the Bank Secrecy Act.  FinCEN and the Board, pursuant to their shared authority, are proposing…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has assessed a $60 million civil money penalty against Larry Dean…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is proud to announce that Felicia Swindells will serve as Associate Director of the bureau’s Policy Division.  Ms. Swindells will oversee the development and administration of…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced Jimmy Kirby was selected as the new Associate Director to head the bureau’s Intelligence Division.  As Associate Director of the Intelligence Division, Mr. Kirby…

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury today issued a pair of advisories to assist U.S. individuals and businesses in efforts to combat ransomware scams and attacks, which continue to increase in size and scope. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) advisory, entitled

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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