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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…

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On February 27, 2015, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) updated its list ofjurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies. These changes may affect U.S. financial institutions’ obligations and risk-based approaches with respect to relevant jurisdictions.

As part of the FATF's…

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WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today named Banca Privada d'Andorra (BPA) as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act (Section 311) and issued a related…

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a $10 million civil money penalty against Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (Trump Taj Mahal), for willful and repeated violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). In addition to the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) assessed a $1.5 million civil money penalty against the First National Community Bank of Dunmore, Pennsylvania (FNCB) for willfully violating the…

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On August 11, 2014, FinCEN issued a GTO that requires enhanced cash reporting by armored car services and other common carriers of currency at the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa Ports of Entry in California. FinCEN is renewing the GTO for an additional 180 days beginning on February 8, 2015.

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Treasury's Offices of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI), International Affairs, and Domestic Finance hosted a Roundtable Discussion on Financial Access for Money Services Businesses on January 13, 2015. This roundtable provided the opportunity for U.S. Government officials to engage…

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Washington, D.C. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working closely with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), assessed a $20 million civil money penalty today against Oppenheimer &…