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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced its first settlement with and assessment against a “card club” gaming establishment. Oaks Card Club d/b/a Oaks Club (Oaks),…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced its first settlement with and assessment against a “card club” gaming establishment. Oaks Card Club d/b/a Oaks Club (Oaks),…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery and the China Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring and Analysis Center (CAMLMAC) Director-General Luo Yang of the People's Republic of China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) this week to…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), announced today the selection of Andrea M. Sharrin as Associate Director for its Policy Division. Ms. Sharrin will oversee FinCEN’s regulatory functions and lead the staff that defines the…

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On October 19, 2015, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois approved the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN’s) settlement with Desert Palace, Inc. d/b/a Caesars Palace. FinCEN had previously announced the settlement, noting that it was subject to…

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On April 21, 2015, FinCEN issued a GTO that requires enhanced reporting and recordkeeping by electronics exporters located near Miami, Florida. FinCEN is renewing the GTO for an additional 180 days beginning on October 26, 2015.

The renewed Geographic Targeting Order can be found…

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WASHINGTON- – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced a settlement with Desert Palace, Inc. d/b/a Caesars Palace where Caesars agreed to pay an $8 million civil money penalty for its willful and…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today proposed a rule requiring certain investment advisers to establish anti-money laundering (AML) programs and report suspicious activity to FinCEN…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today renewed a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) currently in place for armored cars and other common carriers of currency at two border crossings in…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a final rule, pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, which imposes “special measure five” against…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) today for South Florida check cashers to temporarily enhance the identification requirements on customers cashing Federal tax…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a civil money penalty against Lee’s Snack Shop, Inc. and its owner and compliance officer, Hong Ki Yi, for willful and repeated violations of the…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $4.5 million civil money penalty against Bank of Mingo of Williamson, West Virginia (Mingo), for willfully violating the Bank…