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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to extend the deadline for certain reporting companies to file their initial beneficial ownership information (BOI) reports. FinCEN is proposing to amend its final BOI Reporting Rule to…
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WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a Small Entity Compliance Guide to assist the small business community in complying with the beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting rule.  Starting in 2024, many entities…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) assessed a $15 million civil money penalty against Bancrédito International Bank and Trust Corporation (Bancrédito) for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and its implementing regulations.  This is FinCEN’s first enforcement…
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WASHINGTON—Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Financial Trend Analysis (FTA) on patterns and trends contained in Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reporting on suspected evasion of Russia-related export controls. The BSA reports analyzed for this FTA were filed in response to…
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WASHINGTON—Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert to highlight a prominent virtual currency investment scam known as “pig butchering.”  Multiple U.S. law enforcement sources estimate victims in the United States have lost billions of dollars to these scams and…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) hosted a FinCEN Exchange last week focused on countering the abuse of the digital ecosystem by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).  The DPRK continues to use, steal, and launder virtual assets in order to fund its illicit…
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WASHINGTON— Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in coordination with IRS Criminal Investigation (CI), issued a Notice to financial institutions calling attention to a concerning increase in state and federal payroll tax evasion and workers’ compensation insurance fraud in the…
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CINCINNATI—Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Himamauli Das joined Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) Brian Nelson in traveling to Kentucky and Ohio this week to highlight FinCEN’s efforts to combat fraud and illegal fentanyl…