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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering

BSA Basics
Rules Under the USA PATRIOT Act

The official title of the USA PATRIOT Act is "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) Act of 2001." Refer to the following link to view this law in its entirety, USA PATRIOT Act - PDF ( PDF help

A collection of brief, non-comprehensive overviews of the sections of the USA PATRIOT Act that may affect financial institutions can be found at:

Customer Identification Program
Information Sharing Procedures to Deter Money Laundering and Terrorist Activity
Special Due Diligence for Correspondent Accounts and Private Banking Accounts
Primary Money Laundering Concerns/Special Measures