Suspected Money Laundering and Fraud in the Residential Real Estate Industry

FinCEN has published an analytical report to better inform the financial industry and law enforcement about the risks of fraud in the residential real estate industry.

News Releases

  • FinCEN Assesses Suspicious Activity Involving Title and Escrow Companies (07/11/2012) HTML | PDF
  • FinCEN Report Warns of Money Laundering Methods and Trends in Residential Real Estate Industry (05/01/2008) HTML | PDF


  • Real Estate Title and Escrow Companies: A BSA Filing Study (July 2012) PDF Only
  • Suspected Money Laundering in the Residential Real Estate Industry: An Assessment Based Upon Suspicious Activity Report Filing Analysis (April 2008)PDF Only