Treasury Department Names Shasky Calvery as New FinCEN Chief

By Colby Adams and Brian Monroe

UPDATE: Adds comment from Justice Department spokesperson on Shasky Calvery's replacement The U.S. Justice Department's top anti-money laundering enforcer will lead the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network beginning next month, the bureau said Monday. Jennifer Shasky Calvery, the current chief of the Justice Department's Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS), will start as the director of the bureau, known as FinCEN, on Sept. 24, according to a U.S. Treasury Department e-mail. Shasky Calvery will replace outgoing FinCEN Director James Freis, who was dismissed in May after a 5-year tenure. In a departmental e-mail sent Monday morning, the U.S. Treasury Department's...