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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced a $1 million civil money penalty against Sparks Nugget, Inc. d/b/a John Ascuaga’s Nugget, of Sparks, Nevada. Sparks Nugget admitted that it willfully…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today proposed to amend the Bank Secrecy Act’s (BSA) definition of “Broker or Dealer in Securities” in order to ensure that funding portals implement policies and…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a civil money penalty (CMP) against Thriftway Food Mart and its owner and compliance officer, Kustandy Rayyan, for willful and repeated violations…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with her Argentine counterpart, Mr. Mariano Federici, President of the Unidad de Informacion Financiera (UIF) of the Republic…

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WASHINGTON– The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) intended to revise and clarify certain provisions in the rules regarding the filing of Reports of Foreign Bank and…

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WASHINGTON – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $4 million civil money penalty (CMP) against Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust Company of Coral Gables, Florida, for…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is withdrawing three findings and relatedproposed rulemakings under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, after having determinedthat the subjects of the rulemakings no longer pose a money laundering threat to the U.S.financial system.

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WASHINGTON – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that will temporarily require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind companies used to pay “all cash” for high-end residential real estate in the…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $200,000 civil money penalty against a Los Angeles precious metals business, as well as its owner and compliance officer…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $200,000 civil money penalty against a Los Angeles precious metals business, as well as its owner and compliance officer…

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the availability of two related documents that are part of the Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions Proposed Rulemaking: A Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) and an Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis…