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March 26, 2015 by Verafin

Collaborating under Section 314(b) of the USA PATRIOT Act has been a hot topic these days and with good reason, it’s a simple but effective way to strengthen your financial crime detection. Read about that effectiveness yourself from some industry... 

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Collaboration 101: The Basics of 314(b) Information Sharing

March 26, 2015 by Verafin

We teach our kids to share, we understand the value of teamwork, and we know that usually, the whole is indeed greater than the sum of its parts. These ideas of sharing, collaboration and teamwork prove beneficial for most things... 

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5 Insightful FinCEN Statements about Collaboration through 314(b)

March 18, 2015 by Denise Hutchings

Although the USA PATRIOT Act was legislated more than a decade ago, it is interesting to note that one particular section – 314(b) information sharing – has become the subject of renewed focus. Numerous regulatory and law enforcement agencies including... 

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12 Red Flags for “Funnel Accounts” Used to Launder Money

February 25, 2015 by Denise Hutchings

Regulatory and law enforcement agencies are cautioning financial institutions about an increased use of illegal funnel accounts to launder proceeds from human smuggling, human trafficking and drug trafficking crimes. In light of the recent attention on this money laundering trend,...