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Todays letter to FinCEN
Director Kenneth Blanco was also signed by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Rand Paul (R-KY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Edward J.
After the Obama Justice Department released its memo, FinCEN
adopted its own expectations for financial institutions dealing with marijuana-related businesses
and FBME have been involved in a court case since the issuance of the Notice and on 14 April 2017 the US District Court for the District of Colombia ruled in favour of FinCEN
also coordinated with regional partners and the Egmont Group of FIUs to hold major courses on FIU strategic analysis.
In 2010, FinCEN
released guidance on beneficial ownership, describing it as "[t]he cornerstone of a strong .
In July, 2014, FinCEN
claimed that FBME was used by its customers to facilitate money laundering, terrorist financing, transnational organised crime, fraud, sanctions evasion, and other illicit activity internationally and through the U.
25) In March 2013, FinCEN
issued a guidance which defined "virtual" currency as "a medium of exchange that operates like [real] currency (26) in some environments, but .
If the MSB is required to register with FinCEN
, confirm that it has done so
In its announcement, FinCEN
said the latest extension was the result of "questions regarding the filing requirement and its application.
warned banks to be on the lookout for "red flags" that suggest a marijuana business deserves special scrutiny, including "international or interstate activity," an inability to "demonstrate the legitimate source of significant outside investments," signs that the customer is "using a state-licensed marijuana-related business as a front or pretext to launder money derived from other criminal activity," and "negative information, such as a criminal record, involvement in the illegal purchase or sale of drugs, violence, or other potential connections to illicit activity.
said it was reminding banks they were required to apply "enhanced scrutiny" to accounts held by Yanukovich or his circle "and to monitor transactions that could potentially represent misappropriated or diverted state assets".