- On September 12, 2005, the federal bank, thrift and credit union regulatory agencies and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued responses to questions frequently asked by financial institutions regarding the application of the Bank Secrecy Act in providing services to victims of Hurricane Katrina.
- The new questions and answers are attached.
- Please periodically check the FDICs Hurricane Katrina Web site for updated information and frequently asked questions at http://www.fdic.gov/news/katrina/index.html.
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Bank Secrecy Act and Hurricane Katrina Victims
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Bank Secrecy Act and Hurricane Katrina Victims - PDF 19k (PDF Help)
Senior Financial Analyst Debra L. Novak at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673
FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2005/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies of FDIC FILs may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (1-877-275-3342 or (703) 562-2200).