A longtime congressional advocate of tough financial crime laws will soon use his new Senate chairmanship to push a measure that would expand the U.S. list of specified unlawful activities.
Dozens of officials in the U.S. financial intelligence unit may be resigning this month as part of the bureau's plan to remodel itself.
House lawmakers are asking the nation's financial intelligence unit to reform how it screens job applicants following reports that the bureau's recent hiring campaign may have violated federal standards.
A decision by the U.S. Treasury to reshape the nation's financial intelligence unit has spurred serious concerns about the direction of the agency.
When FinCEN restructured its reporting hierarchy, the bureau signaled a subtle but important shift for banks: some of the energy it had once spent toward improving compliance would now serve to penalize regulatory violators, says former Assistant Director for the Office of Compliance Tom Fleming.
The U.S. Treasury Department's financial intelligence unit is hiring three top-ranking officials as part of a restructuring announced in June.
The nation's primary financial intelligence unit has been structurally reorganized to better integrate how the bureau analyzes and shares data on money laundering and other crimes, its director said Monday.