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WASHINGTON—On November 16, the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and Office of Foreign Assets Control, along with the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), co-hosted a virtual FinCEN Exchange to discuss attempts by Russia to evade…
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Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) took unprecedented action to hold Binance Holdings Ltd. and several affiliates (collectively, Binance) accountable for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and its implementing regulations. FinCEN’s…
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On November 9, a senior official from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) contributed to discussions on the role of cryptocurrency as a source of financing for terrorism during an event at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing a final rule that specifies the circumstances in which a reporting company may report an entity’s FinCEN identifier in lieu of information about an individual beneficial owner. A FinCEN identifier is a unique number that…
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WASHINGTON—On November 2, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) hosted a FinCEN Exchange focused on the threat posed by the illicit use of convertible virtual currency in light of Hamas’ brutal terrorist attacks in Israel and the critical role the financial industry plays in detecting…
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a joint notice highlighting a new Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) key term (“FIN-2023-GLOBALEXPORT”) 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 the…
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert today to assist financial institutions in identifying funding streams for the terrorist organization Hamas in response to Hamas’s horrific terrorist attack on the people of Israel, which left more than 1,000 innocent civilians,…