Glossary

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN)

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (or FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury that collects and analyzes information about financial transactions in order to combat money laundering, terrorist financiers, and other financial crimes.

Related Terms

  • 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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  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)

    The Patriot Act, which amends the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), was adopted in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Patriot Act is intended to strengthen U.S. measures to prevent, detect, and prosecute...

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