Suspected Money Laundering and Fraud in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

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

News Releases

  • FinCEN Releases Commercial Real Estate Fraud Analysis and Advisory (03/30/2011) HTML | PDF
  • FinCEN Sees Growth in Suspected Money Laundering in Commercial Real Estate Industry (12/05/2006) HTML | PDF


  • Commercial Real Estate Financing Fraud: Suspicious Activity Reports by Depository Institutions from January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010 (March 2011) PDF Only
  • Money Laundering in the Commercial Real Estate Industry: An Assessment Based Upon Suspicious Activity Reporting Filing Analysis (December 2006) HTML | PDF


  • Advisory on Activities Potentially Related to Commercial Real Estate Fraud (March 2011) HTML | PDF