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FinCEN launches a foreign AML treats identification division

FinCEN, the USA Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, launched its Global investigations Division during the late summer 2019.

The Division will be responsible for the identification of foreign anti-money laundering related treats both domestic and international.

The Art 311 of the Patriot Act, will allow the division to further investigate acts of terror and terrorist financing as part of its mission.

Given the specific investigation powers grated to the division, it can collect information from authorities and targeting foreign financial agencies in order to cater information.

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https://www.fincen.gov/news/news-releases/new-fincen-division-focuses-identifying-primary-foreign-money-laundering-threats

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Jaime Prieto

Mr. Jaime Prieto is a lawyer experienced in Financial Crime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing having extensive professional experience in both public and private sectors. Mr. Prieto has been a Head of Compliance in the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean for banks, trust companies, asset managers, Big Four audit and advisory firms, RegTechs, government agencies and other types of financial professionals. In addition to his experience, he has been legal and educational chair in several compliance and sectorial organisations and performed as a teacher and speaker for a number of organisations and in several local and international forums. Furthermore, Mr. Prieto is an experienced Money Laundering Reporting Officer anda Data Protection officer with additional experience in risk management.
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