You are most likely familiar with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) which is a bureau of the Treasury Department. FinCEN’s mission is “to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national security” through the use of financial services information.
Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations previously applied to banks and credit unions, but over the past three decades the law has been expanded to cover a very wide array of financial institutions, maybe even yours. Today, FinCEN maintains webpages for money services businesses (MSB), depository institutions, the insurance industry, securities and futures, casinos, and more. … Continue reading