Midweek Roundup: Spy Agencies to Access BSA Database, Prosecutors Suspect Deutsche Bank Executives of Laundering, and More

The White House will soon allow the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency to access the U.S. Treasury Department's database of Bank Secrecy Act reports, Reuters reported, citing a departmental document. While the Federal Bureau of Investigations already has full access to the database, the spy agencies can obtain data only on a case-by-case basis. More The Treasury Department blacklisted North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) for its ties to the nation's weapons of mass destruction program. More The designation follows last week's U.N. resolution, which is expected to impact sanctions compliance for banks in China, Southeast Asia and...