Please distribute this information to the appropriate personnel in your institution.
Further information about FinCEN and prior editions of The SAR Activity Review are available at www.fincen.gov.
- On April 15, 2005, the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released its April 2005 issue of The SAR Activity Review - Trends, Tips & Issues. The SAR Activity Review addresses trends identified by FinCEN in suspicious activity reports (SARs) and case studies, and provides guidance to improve preparation and filing of SARs.
- This issue, the eighth edition, includes a new feature called "Director's Forum," which provides FinCEN Director William J. Fox an opportunity to address issues of particular significance.
- The current edition can be found at http://www.fincen.gov/sarreviewissue8.pdf - PDF 3.48mb (PDF Help)
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Suspicious Activity Reports
Senior Program Analyst Charles Collier at SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673.
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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).