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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing an alert to financial institutions on potential investments in the U.S. commercial real estate sector by sanctioned Russian…

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Action is the First Order Issued under Powerful New “Section 9714” Authority

WASHINGTON— Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an order that identifies the virtual currency exchange Bitzlato Limited (…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert today to better support financial institutions in detecting financial activity related to human smuggling along the southwest border…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Financial Trend Analysis today on the financial activity of Russian oligarchs. The report focuses on trends seen in Bank…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) held its annual ceremony earlier this month to honor the recipients of the FinCEN Director’s Law Enforcement Awards for 2022. The law enforcement agencies and officials who received awards were recognized…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued its most recent Financial Trend Analysis of ransomware-related Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) filings for…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is informing U.S. financial institutions that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that establishes international standards for anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, and countering…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal and expansion of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in non-…

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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has assessed a civil money penalty in the amount of $29,280,829.20 against Bittrex, for…

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WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) took a historic step in support of U.S. government efforts to crack down on illicit finance and enhance transparency by issuing a …

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On April 4, 2022, the FDIC and FinCEN Digital Identity Tech Sprint (Tech Sprint) concluded with a Demonstration Day where eight teams of participants demonstrated their solutions to an expert evaluation panel