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Inactive Financial Institution Letters 

Bank Secrecy Act Compliance

September 11, 1998


SUBJECT: Revised Currency Transaction Report (IRS Form 4789)

The Internal Revenue Service has revised its Currency Transaction Report (CTR) form that banks and other financial institutions are required to use to help law enforcement agencies detect and investigate money laundering and other illegal activities.

The revised form can be ordered without charge by calling the IRS Forms Distribution Center at 1-800-829-3676. Follow the voice prompts and make your request by form number (IRS Form 4789). The revised form also is available on the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's Web site at

Any questions about the form should be directed to your FDIC Division of Supervision Regional Office.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 07/17/1999

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