- On January 12, 2006, the Department of the Treasury released the 2005
U.S. Money Laundering Threat Assessment. This report is the
product of an interagency working group composed of experts from various
U.S. government agencies, bureaus and offices that study and combat
- The Money Laundering Threat Assessment is designed to help
policymakers, regulators and the law enforcement community better
understand the landscape of money laundering in the United States and to
support strategic planning efforts to combat money laundering.
- The complete Money Laundering Threat Assessment can be found on
the following Department of the Treasury Web site: http://www.treas.gov/press/releases/reports/js3077_01112005_MLTA.pdf
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- Please distribute this information to the appropriate personnel in your
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Bank Secrecy Act
Review Examiner 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/2006/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 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).