FinCEN Official Arrested, Accused of Leaking Thousands of SARs to Reporter

Russian developer Aras Agalorov, left, visits Kaliningrad Stadium in Russia on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. A U.S. Treasury Department official arrested in Virginia on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 has been charged with leaking SARs filed on Agalorov and other individuals. (TASS/Alamy Live News/Vitaly Nevar)



Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade updated its Consolidated List that includes all persons and entities subject to financial sanctions under the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945 and the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011.
Kirsten D. Madison, Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. State Department, issued remarks at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Enforcement Actions

The Board of the Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia issued a €2,205,282 penalty against Riga, Latvia-based financial institution for breaching anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing regulations.
The Gambling Commission of the United Kingdom issued an order requiring a £1,717,121 payment in lieu of a financial penalty from the Dublin, Ireland-based bookmaking business for failing to carry out anti-money laundering checks.