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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced new efforts to curtail and impede Business Email Compromise (BEC) scammers and other criminals who profit from their schemes.  Email compromise fraud schemes generally entail criminal attempts to compromise the email…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced today the FinCEN Innovation Hours Program to better shape and inform its ongoing engagement with Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Countering the Financing…

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WASHINGTONFinancial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth A. Blanco hosted the fifth annual FinCEN Director’s Law Enforcement Awards Program today,…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its 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…

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WASHINGTON—To provide regulatory certainty for businesses and individuals engaged in expanding fields of financial activity, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued the following guidance,…

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WASHINGTON—El día de hoy, la Red Contra Delitos Financieros (FinCEN, por sus siglas en inglés) emitió un aviso actualizado para…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an updated advisory to alert financial institutions of continued widespread public…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has assessed a civil money penalty against Eric Powers for…

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A meeting of the Americas Region of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units took place April 10 and 11 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Mariano Federici, President of Argentina’s Financial Intelligence Unit (the Unidad de Información Financiera, or UIF) , and Mr. Luc Beaudry, Assistant Director…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced an assessment against UBS Financial Services, Inc. (UBSFS) for willful…

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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…