As part of an ongoing effort to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering regime, the federal banking agencies and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today issued a joint statement emphasizing their risk focused approach to BSA/AML examinations.
Business email compromise schemes—though which fraudsters target businesses and their fund transfers—generated more than $300 million a month in illicit revenue during 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network reported today.
The House Financial Services Committee voted to advance the NFIP Reauthorization Act of 2019
Ahead of the House Financial Services Committee markup today, the American Bankers Association joined eight other financial trade organizations in support of Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-N.Y.) bill (H.R. 2513) to counter the use of shell corporations to move illicit funds.
A group of 51 state bankers associations today wrote to House Financial Services Committee leaders in support of H.R. 2513, a bill introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) calling for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to create a database of beneficial ownership information.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced today a new program to facilitate innovative approaches to combating money laundering and terrorist financing.
Ahead of a Senate Banking Committee hearing tomorrow on beneficial ownership, the American Bankers Association wrote to committee members calling for the establishment of a federal registry of beneficial ownership information that banks could use to facilitate compliance with FinCEN’s customer due diligence rule.
At its annual Law Enforcement Awards ceremony today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recognized several state and federal law enforcement agencies for their work using information reported by financial institutions under the Bank Secrecy Act in their criminal investigations.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today reissued its geographic targeting orders temporarily requiring U.S. title insurance companies in specified areas to identify the individuals behind companies used to conduct high-end, all-cash real estate transactions.
The House Financial Services Committee today voted to advance H.R. 2514—an American Bankers Association-backed bill introduced by Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) that would modernize the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering framework.