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High-Ranking BitMEX Employee pleads to BSA violations

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2022 High-Ranking Employee At Cryptocurrency Exchange Pleads Guilty To Bank Secrecy Act Violations Gregory Dwyer Managed BitMex’s Flouting of U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Rules  Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District […]

Guilty Pleas for BSA Violations by Crypto Exchange

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 24, 2022 Founders Of Cryptocurrency Exchange Plead Guilty To Bank Secrecy Act Violations Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo Designed BitMex as a Platform to Flout U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Rules  Damian Williams, the United States […]

US agencies: Banks can now share BSA/AML resources

OCC BULLETIN 2018-36 Subject: Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Date: October 4, 2018  To: Chief Executive Officers, BSA Officers, and Compliance Officers of National Banks, Federal Savings Associations, and Federal Branches and Agencies; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties Description: Interagency Statement on Sharing Bank Secrecy Act […]

FinCEN updates its BSA FAQ

FinCEN Updates Answers to Frequently Asked BSA Questions The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has updated its Answers to Frequently Asked Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Questions, located on its website at https://www.fincen.gov/answers-frequently-asked-bank-secrecy-act-bsa-questions. The updates removed several outdated questions, updated references to the Code of Federal Regulations, and modified the answer to question 16 […]