Anti-Money Laundering: Better Communication Could Enhance the Support FinCEN Provides to Law Enforcement

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Financial investigations are used to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, crimes that can destabilize national economies and threaten global security. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), within the Department of the Treasury, supports law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in their efforts to investigate financial crimes by providing them with services and products, such as access to financial data, analysis, and case support. This statement discusses the extent to which the law enforcement community finds FinCEN's support useful in its efforts to investigate and prosecute financial crimes. This statement ... continued below

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United States. Government Accountability Office. April 28, 2010.

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Financial investigations are used to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, crimes that can destabilize national economies and threaten global security. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), within the Department of the Treasury, supports law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in their efforts to investigate financial crimes by providing them with services and products, such as access to financial data, analysis, and case support. This statement discusses the extent to which the law enforcement community finds FinCEN's support useful in its efforts to investigate and prosecute financial crimes. This statement is based on work GAO completed and issued in December 2009."

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United States. Government Accountability Office. Anti-Money Laundering: Better Communication Could Enhance the Support FinCEN Provides to Law Enforcement, text, April 28, 2010; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc294702/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.