Glossary

Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

Requires financial institutions in the United States to assist U.S. government agencies to detect and prevent money laundering.

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  • Money Laundering Control Act (MLCA)

    The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986 is a United States Act of Congress that made money laundering a Federal crime.

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  • Financial Institution

    Any public or private bank, credit union, or savings and loan, subject to national and state banking laws, and capable of both accepting deposits and making loans. These institutions collect funds from the public or...

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