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WASHINGTON—As a result of a working group established by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and the Federal depository institutions regulators, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and its regulatory partners today issued a joint…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the issuance of revised Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory today to help financial institutions better detect and report potentially illicit transactions related to the Islamic Republic…

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WASHINGTON— La Red Contra los Delitos Financieros (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN) emitió un Aviso en el día de hoy, para alertar a las instituciones financieras de los Estados…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory today to alert U.S. financial institutions of the increasing risk that proceeds of political corruption from Nicaragua may enter…

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WASHINGTON—The federal depository institutions regulators and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a…

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The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the U.S. Department of…

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FinCEN’s insignia emphasizes its unique mission to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and to promote national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence.  It prominently features several new symbols central to our mission.

  • The…
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On May 16, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a 90-day limited exceptive relief to covered financial institutions from the obligations of the Beneficial Ownership Rule for Legal Entity Customers (Beneficial Ownership Rule)1 for certain financial products and services…

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“This week, Argentina’s  Unidad de Informaciὀn Financiera de la República Argentina (UIF-AR)  took decisive action to freeze assets belonging to a transnational criminal organization linked to  Hezbollah and its global terror network.  I congratulate the UIF-AR, and its director, Mr.…

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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…