The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) to about 700 Miami businesses imposing stricter reviews and reporting of cash transactions that might be tied to money laundering schemes.… Continue Reading
PayPal will pay $7.7 million to settle charges by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control that it violated trade sanctions against Iran, Sudan, and Cuba.
EBay owns PayPal but plans to spin off the electronic payments firm sometime this year.… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) assessed a $300,000 civil penalty against North Dade Community Development Federal Credit Union in Miami Gardens, Florida for violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).… Continue Reading
The United States government has imposed tough long-term trade sanctions on Iran because of its nuclear program. But our policy makers want Iranian citizens to have access to the Internet, mobile phones, chat services, and other social media.… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory Thursday to help financial institutions detect and report suspicious activity that could be related to human smuggling or human trafficking.… Continue Reading