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FinCEN Adds New Unit to Focus on Money Laundering Threats Globally & Locally

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced the launch of its newly created Global Investigations Division (GID), with responsibility for targeting terrorist financing and money laundering threats, both domestically and internationally. Matthew Stiglitz, a former principal deputy chief in the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, will lead the GID. Stiglitz brings […]

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PenFed Employees Saw Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Gaps

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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By Ryan Tracy of Wall Street Journal Oct. 30, 2018 1:39 p.m. ET Employees at one of the largest and fastest-growing credit unions in the U.S. told executives and regulators that it had a flawed program to prevent money laundering, according to people familiar with the matter and internal credit-union […]

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Guidance AML guidance does not have the force of laws, bank regulators say in rare multi-agency guidance

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Posted by: Brian Monroe The top banking agencies of the United States, in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, this month attempted to delineate more clearly what banks should do in crafting financial crime compliance programs related to following laws, regulations or guidance – a likely response to widespread criticism in […]

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Do both banks and nonbanks require an independent audit of anti-money laundering programs? What are the requirements for such audit?

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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August 28, 2018 Jacob Gaffney THE QUESTION: Are both banks and nonbanks required to perform an independent audit of their anti-money laundering (“AML”) program?  What are the requirements for such audit? THE ANSWER:  Absolutely. The Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) requires all residential mortgage lenders and originators to perform an independent […]

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Extension of Limited Exception from Beneficial Ownership Requirements for Legal Entity Customers of Certain Financial Products and Services with Rollovers and Renewals

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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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On May 16, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a 90-day limited exceptive relief to covered financial institutions from the obligations of the Beneficial Ownership Rule for Legal Entity Customers (Beneficial Ownership Rule)1 for certain financial products and services (i.e., certificate of deposit or loan accounts) that were […]

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24 State Attorneys General Seek Change to Rule on Shell Companies

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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By Samuel Rubenfeld printed in Wall Street Journal Decade-long effort received recent boosts from Delaware official, Treasury secretary Two dozen state attorneys general joined the push to increase the transparency of shell companies by requiring them to disclose their owners. Anonymous, or shell, companies are legal but they can be […]

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The Latest State to Implement Money Transmitter Licensing Laws and Regulations

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Friday, August 3, 2018 South Carolina’s money transmitter licensing law, the South Carolina Anti-Money Laundering Act, and its implementing regulations (collectively, the “Act”) became effective on May 25th 2018 becoming the latest state to implement such legislation. This means that the newly established Money Services Division (the “Division”) within the […]

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How Money Laundering Works in Real Estate

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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by Philip Bump published in Washington Post  If Michael Wolff’s reporting is to be believed, Stephen K. Bannon’s assessment of the most dangerous threat posed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation is not the one you might have assumed. “You realize where this is going,” Bannon reportedly told Wolff. […]

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My law degree wasn’t meant for money laundering. But boy, it would make it easy.

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Editorial Piece Printed in the Washington Post – By Amol Mehra March 29 Amol Mehra is executive director of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable. I didn’t pursue a law degree to learn how to launder money for human traffickers, opioid kingpins or corrupt public officials. But my legal training has […]

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The Morning Risk Report: Watchdog Examines De-Risking Concerns on U.S. Border

Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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Neil Goldstein is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) who is the founder of Chesapeake Compliance Consultants, LLC.A prior owner of financial service centers offering check cashing and other related services, Neil has been providing compliance services to MSBs since 2009.Contact Neil @ chesapeakecc@gmail.com or call or him at 443-857-9112.
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By Samuel Rubenfeld Feb 28, 2018 7:16 am ET A congressional watchdog found banks closing accounts or branches along the southwestern U.S. border at high rates due to elevated money-laundering risks, and said regulators haven’t fully assessed the factors causing financial institutions to make those decisions. The Southwest border region […]

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