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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…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today assessed a $75 million civil money penalty against Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investments, Ltd., d/b/a Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, in…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today assessed a $75 million civil money penalty against Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investments, Ltd., d/b/a Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, in…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a civil money penalty against King Mail & Wireless Inc. and its owner, Ali Al Duais, for willful and repeated violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a civil money penalty against King Mail & Wireless Inc. and its owner, Ali Al Duais, for willful and repeated violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (…

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Jamal El-Hindi Named New FinCEN Deputy Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery has named Jamal El-Hindi as FinCEN's new Deputy Director. He is a nine-year veteran of FinCEN, previously serving as Associate…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery has named Jamal El-Hindi as FinCEN's new Deputy Director. He is a nine-year veteran of FinCEN, previously serving as Associate Director for the Policy Division before becoming acting Deputy Director…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today presented its first-ever Law Enforcement Awards in a ceremony at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. These awards are presented to law enforcement agencies that use Bank Secrecy Act )BSA) reporting in…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in coordination with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California (USAO-NDCA), assessed a $700,000 civil money penalty…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) today to about 700 Miami businesses to shed light on cash transactions that may be tied to trade-based money laundering schemes.…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the assessment of a $75,000 civil money penalty against a Colorado money services business (MSB), Aurora…