Tag Archives: Bank Secrecy Act

GAO Urges Regulators to Review Effects of BSA/AML Regulations

Confirming that the U.S.’ Southwest border is at high risk for money laundering activity, the Government Accountability Office found in a recent review that bank branches in that region filed more than twice as many Suspicious Activity Reports than banks in other high risk areas.

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ABA, Financial Groups Support AML Modernization Bill

ABA and several other financial groups yesterday thanked Reps. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) for introducing an anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing modernization bill that will help prevent criminals from using shell companies to hide illicit activity.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Breaking Down Silos in AML, BSA, Fraud and Cyber

In the latest episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast, taped before a live audience at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, Evan Sparks interviews former law enforcement official and community bank BSA officer Ryan Rasske about trends in anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and fraud issues -- particularly the growing confluence of these programs within banks.

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