is a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The Director of is appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury và reports lớn the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.’s mission is lớn safeguard the financial system from illicit use và combat money laundering & promote national security through the collection, analysis, & dissemination of financial intelligence and strategic use of financial authorities.

Bạn đang xem: Law enforcement là gì carries out its mission by receiving & maintaining financial transactions data; analyzing and disseminating that data for law enforcement purposes; và building global cooperation with counterpart organizations in other countries & with international bodies. exercises regulatory functions primarily under the Currency và Financial Transactions Reporting Act of 1970, as amended by Title III of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 and other legislation, which legislative framework is commonly referred to lớn as the "Bank Secrecy Act" (BSA). The BSA is the nation"s first và most comprehensive sầu Federal anti-money laundering & counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT) statute. In brief, the BSA authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury lớn issue regulations requiring banks and other financial institutions to lớn take a number of precautions against financial crime, including the establishment of AML programs và the filing of reports that have sầu been determined lớn have sầu a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, & regulatory investigations and proceedings, and certain intelligence và counter-terrorism matters. The Secretary of the Treasury has delegated khổng lồ the Director of the authority lớn implement, administer, và enforce compliance with the BSA và associated regulations.

Congress has given certain duties and responsibilities for the central collection, analysis, & dissemination of data reported under"s regulations & other related data in tư vấn of government & financial industry partners at the Federal, State, local, và international levels. To fulfill its responsibilities toward the detection và deterrence of financial crime,

Issues and interprets regulations authorized by statute;Supports và enforces compliance with those regulations;Supports, coordinates, và analyzes data regarding compliance examination functions delegated khổng lồ other Federal regulators;Manages the collection, processing, storage, dissemination, và protection of data filed under"s reporting requirements;Maintains a government-wide access service lớn"s data, and networks users with overlapping interests;Supports law enforcement investigations and prosecutions;Synthesizes data to recommend internal và external allocation of resources khổng lồ areas of greachạy thử financial crime risk;Shares information & coordinates with foreign financial intelligence unit (FIU) counterparts on AML/CFT efforts; andConducts analysis lớn tư vấn policymakers; law enforcement, regulatory, & intelligence agencies; FIUs; & the financial industry.

Xem thêm: " Repetitive Strain Injury Là Gì, Hội Chứng Rsi: Nhân Viên Văn Phòng Và serves as the FIU for the United States & is one of more than 100 FIUs making up the Egmont Group, an international entity focused on information sharing and cooperation aý muốn FIUs. An FIU is a central, national agency responsible for receiving (and, as permitted, requesting), analyzing, & disseminating khổng lồ the competent authorities disclosures of financial information:

concerning suspected proceeds of crime and potential financing of terrorism orrequired by national legislation or regulation

in order lớn combat money laundering & terrorism financing.

As one of the world"s leading FIUs, exchanges financial information with FIU counterparts around the world in tư vấn of U.S. và foreign financial crime investigations.

The basic concept underlying"s core activities is "follow the money." The primary motive sầu of criminals is financial gain, & they leave financial trails as they try to lớn launder the proceeds of crimes or attempt lớn spkết thúc their ill-gotten profits. partners with law enforcement at all levels of government and supports the nation"s foreign policy & national security objectives. Law enforcement agencies successfully use similar techniques, including searching information collected by from the financial industry, to investigate & hold accountable a broad range of criminals, including perpetrators of fraud, tax evaders, and narcotics traffickers. More recently, the techniques used to lớn follow money trails also have been applied lớn investigating & disrupting terrorist groups, which often depend on financial và other support networks. Directors

Kenneth A. Blanco (December 2017 - April 2021)Jennifer Shasky Calvery (September 2012 - May 2016)James H. Freis, Jr. (March 2007 - August 2012)Robert W. Werner (March 2006 - December 2006)William J. Fox (December 2003 - February 2006)James F. Sloan (April 1999 - October 2003)Stanley E. Morris (1994 - 1998)Brian M. Bruh (1990 - 1993)