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FinCEN Announces First Civil Enforcement Action Against Virtual Currency Exchanger

Continuing its aggressive anti-money laundering enforcement agenda, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced yesterday that it had commenced the first-ever civil enforcement action against a virtual currency exchanger.  960 more words

Department Of The Treasury

Latest GTO Reflects FinCEN’s Aggressive Approach to Anti-Money Laundering

On April 21, 2015, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a geographic targeting order, an anti-money laundering device focused on trade-based money laundering schemes used by drug cartels, including Sinaloa and Los Zetas, to launder illicit proceeds through businesses in South Florida.[1] FinCEN stated that the GTO, the third such order issued publicly by the anti-money laundering agency since August 2014, was served on about 700 electronics exporters in and around Miami. 1,725 more words

Department Of The Treasury

I'm [mail] from the Government; I'm here to help

When I came home tonight I discovered I had two pieces of mail from the Internal Revenue Service. The first, in a legal sized envelope, was a “Message about your 2012 Form 1040″. 250 more words

Income Taxes On A Postcard?

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has now officially declared that he is seeking to become the Republican Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 2016. 363 more words

Taxation Policy

What Happened to Barrack Obama?

Like millions of others, I was excited and hopeful in 2008 that maybe there would be a change in our political future. That maybe with the election of Obama as President, we would see a new, brighter future, a more level playing field for everyone. 775 more words


"You get a little freaked out:" Taxpayers, beware! It's not the IRS calling; it's a scam

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Taxpayers, beware! Scammers are looking to cash in on your hard-earned money! FOX6 News spoke with a woman who wouldn’t fall for it, and she says she hopes you won’t either. 424 more words


#TDIWH--February 23, 1893: Interstate Quarantine Act Becomes Law

February 23, 1893: Interstate Quarantine Act becomes law. “In 1893 Congress passed the Interstate Quarantine Act to reduce the spread of communicable diseases through interstate commerce. 202 more words