M.Y. Safra Bank Settles with OCC on AML Cryptocurrency Violations

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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 

On January 30, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and M.Y. Safra Bank, FSB, New York, entered into a consent order concerning alleged violations  of the Bank Secrecy Act/antimony laundering (BSA/AML) compliance program requirements, 12 U.S.C. § 1818(s), 12 C.F.R. § 21.21 and those related to the failure to monitor and investigate suspicious transactions and timely file suspicious activity reports (“SAR”), 12 C.F.R. § 163.180 and for noncompliance with the Operating Agreement.[1]