- On October 22, 2008, FinCEN published Issue 14 of The SAR Activity Review Trends, Tips & Issues. The report is the result of continuing dialogue and close collaboration among the nations financial institutions, law enforcement officials and regulatory agencies to provide meaningful information about the preparation, use and value of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed by financial institutions.
- The current issue of the publication can be accessed at http://www.fincen.gov/sarreviewissue14.pdf. (PDF
- Further information about FinCEN, including previous issues of The SAR Activity Review, is available at http://www.fincen.gov/.
- Please distribute this information to the appropriate personnel in your institution.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Programs
Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Marie Edwards at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673
FIL-138-2008 - PDF (PDF
FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at: http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2008/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, 3501 Fairfax Drive, Room E 1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).