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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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AnnaLou Tirol, Deputy Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), delivered remarks today at an event featuring Women in FinCrime where she…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued a fact sheet on its Rapid Response Program (RRP)—a collaborative partnership that leverages FinCEN’s relationships with law enforcement, U.S.…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) notes that the comment period to the December 8, 2021 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) requiring the reporting of beneficial ownership information (BOI) (the “Reporting NPRM”) has closed.  FinCEN received over 230 comments.   

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WASHINGTON—Today, five federal agencies joined forces to remind the public about the ongoing dangers of romance scams. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs…

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WASHINGTON—Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that it would extend the comment period of its Real Estate Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).  On December 8, 2021, FinCEN issued the ANPRM to solicit public comment on a potential…

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today opened the registration period for interested parties to participate in a Tech Sprint to help measure the effectiveness of digital identity proofing—the process used to…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes…

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced a Tech Sprint to develop solutions for financial institutions and regulators to help measure the effectiveness of digital identity proofing—the process used to…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today released a Financial Threat Analysis on wildlife trafficking threat patterns and trend information…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced that it has assessed an $8 million civil money penalty on…

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WASHINGTON— Today, FinCEN is issuing a request for information (RFI) seeking comments on ways to streamline, modernize, and update the anti-money…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement the beneficial ownership information…

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Millions of corporations, limited liability companies, and other entities are formed within the United States each year. While such entities play an essential and legitimate role in the U.S. and global economies, they can also be used to facilitate illicit activity, such as corruption, and…