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According to a press release, millions have been forfeited to the United States Government in connection with the prosecution of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged owner and operator of the Silk Road website. This isn’t the first time Silk Road

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On June 14, 2012 seven individuals and four check cashing businesses were charged in the Eastern District of New York and the Central District of California for their alleged roles in separate schemes to violate the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”).

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On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Mexican Attorney General Marisela Morales Ibáñez signed a letter of intent for the United States to share approximately $6 million in forfeited funds with the Office of the Attorney General of the

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Gary Rogers, of East Meadow, N.Y., was arrested on Monday after being charged with identity theft and tax fraud after allegedly filing more than 200 false tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Rogers was named in a federal

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) recently announced its assessment of a civil money penalty against a money transmitter based out of Westbrooke, Maine. Under the authority of the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) and regulations issued pursuant to that Act,

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FinCEN recently reported that a U.S. military officer used his official position to steal currency designated for war use, transferred the funds to the United States, and then spent that money on personal items. When the defendant conducted transactions with

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As was reported in our last blog post about Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), such reports are critically important to the U.S. government’s efforts to detect complex criminal activity. FinCEN, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s office responsible for analyzing such

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